Definition of tree structure in English:

tree structure

noun

Computing
  • A structure in which there are successive branchings or subdivisions.

    • ‘It is visually obvious that the tree structure reflects the geographic structure of genes on chromosome 19.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘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.’

Pronunciation

tree structure