Definition of Array

1. Noun. An orderly arrangement. "An array of troops in battle order"

Generic synonyms: Arrangement
Specialized synonyms: Table, Tabular Array, Matrix, Row, Column, Panoply, Bank, Spectrum



2. Verb. Lay out orderly or logically in a line or as if in a line. "Lay out the arguments"
Exact synonyms: Lay Out, Range, Set Out
Generic synonyms: Arrange, Set Up
Specialized synonyms: Compart

3. Noun. An impressive display. "His tools were in an orderly array on the basement wall"
Generic synonyms: Display

4. Verb. Align oneself with a group or a way of thinking.
Exact synonyms: Align
Generic synonyms: Stand
Specialized synonyms: Fall In Line, Side
Derivative terms: Alignment

5. Noun. Especially fine or decorative clothing.
Exact synonyms: Raiment, Regalia
Generic synonyms: Article Of Clothing, Clothing, Habiliment, Vesture, Wear, Wearable
Specialized synonyms: War Paint
Derivative terms: Raiment

6. Noun. An arrangement of aerials spaced to give desired directional characteristics.
Generic synonyms: Directional Antenna

Definition of Array

1. n. Order; a regular and imposing arrangement; disposition in regular lines; hence, order of battle; as, drawn up in battle array.

2. v. t. To place or dispose in order, as troops for battle; to marshal.

Definition of Array

1. Verb. To clothe and ornament; to adorn or attire ¹

2. Verb. To lay out in an orderly arrangement; to deploy or marshal ¹

3. Noun. Clothing and ornamentation. ¹

4. Noun. A collection laid out to be viewed in full. ¹

5. Noun. An orderly series, arrangement or sequence. ¹

6. Noun. A large collection. ¹

7. Noun. (programming) A vector. ¹

8. Noun. (programming) A multidimensional array. ¹

9. Noun. (computing) An associative array. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Array

1. to place in proper or desired order [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Array

arrangment
arrangments
arrant
arrant(a)
arranter
arrantest
arrantly
arras
arrased
arrasene
arrasenes
arrases
arrastra
arraught
arraunt
array (current term)
array controller
arrayal
arrayals
arrayed
arrayed library
arrayer
arrayers
arraying
arraylike
arrays
arrear
arrearage
arrearages
arrears

Literary usage of Array

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The First Part of the Institutes of the Laws of England, Or, A Commentary ...by Edward Coke, Thomas Littleton, Francis Hargrave, Charles Butler, Matthew Hale, Heneage Finch Nottingham by Edward Coke, Thomas Littleton, Francis Hargrave, Charles Butler, Matthew Hale, Heneage Finch Nottingham (1853)
"A challenge to jurors is twofold, either to the array, or to the polls : to the array of the principall pannell, and to the array of the tale». ..."

2. The First Part of the Institutes of the Laws of England, Or, A Commentary ...by Edward Coke, Thomas Littleton, Francis Hargrave, Charles Butler, Matthew Hale, Heneage Finch Nottingham by Edward Coke, Thomas Littleton, Francis Hargrave, Charles Butler, Matthew Hale, Heneage Finch Nottingham (1853)
"A challenge to jurors is twofold, either to the array, or to the polls : to the array of the principall pannell, and to the array of the tales. ..."

3. The Cambridge Modern History by Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero (1907)
"Their array was very simple, as simple as the Emperor's own plan of ... It was a magnificent array, and every man was visible from the British position. ..."

4. A Course in Mathematical Analysis by Édouard Goursat, Earle Raymond Hedrick (1904)
"The sum of the elements of the corresponding array which lie inside any closed curve increases beyond all limit as the curve recedes indefinitely in every ..."

5. History of England from the Accession of James I to the Outbreak of the by Samuel Rawson Gardiner (1904)
"In the reign of Henry IV., it had been decided in Parliament that, when an invasion was impending, the King Proposed might issue Commissions of array. ..."

6. The Invasion of the Crimea: Its Origin and an Account of Its Progress Down by Alexander William Kinglake (1863)
"If the English method of array puts a grievous stress upon the soldiery of Continental masses, its pressure is not less hard upon the mind of a general who ..."

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