Definition of tree structure in English:

tree structure

Pronunciation /trē ˈstrək(t)SHər/ /tri ˈstrək(t)ʃər/

noun

Computing
  • A structure that has successive branchings or subdivisions.

    ‘The data structures are stored separately from the nodal tree structure and each of the first node and the plurality of second nodes references one of the data structures.’
    • ‘A form of hypertext that predates the World Wide Web, it is arranged in a tree structure.’
    • ‘You control the layout in a tree structure on the left hand side of the screen.’
    • ‘It is visually obvious that the tree structure reflects the geographic structure of genes on chromosome 19.’
    • ‘This need not imply either binary data formats or simple semantics; for example, one can send a complex tree structure in prefix or postfix notation, one node per line.’