Basic unit of this dictionary is Synset. Synset is a unit of meaning, expressing a distinct concept.
For example, some synsets are marked in the following image.
Synsets are related to each other via relationships. For example, in this image, synset "indicate a certain reading; of gauges and instruments" has four relationships.
This dictionary provides you with a map around the word you search for. You can follow the relationships of meanings, and how they relate to other relevant meanings to gain a much better understanding than possible via traditional dictionaries/thesaurus.