infrastructure love

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An underlying base or foundation especially for an organization or system.
  • n. The basic facilities, services, and installations needed for the functioning of a community or society, such as transportation and communications systems, water and power lines, and public institutions including schools, post offices, and prisons.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An underlying base or foundation especially for an organization or system
  • n. The basic facilities, services and installations needed for the functioning of a community or society

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the basic structure or features of a system or organization
  • n. the stock of basic facilities and capital equipment needed for the functioning of a country or area

Etymologies

Perhaps from French infrastructure, equivalent to infra- +‎ structure. (Wiktionary)

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