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Array

Array

WordNet



noun


(1)   An arrangement of aerials spaced to give desired directional characteristics
(2)   Especially fine or decorative clothing
(3)   An impressive display
"It was a bewildering array of books"
"His tools were in an orderly array on the basement wall"
(4)   An orderly arrangement
"An array of troops in battle order"

verb


(5)   Align oneself with a group or a way of thinking
(6)   Lay out orderly or logically in a line or as if in a line
"Lay out the clothes"
"Lay out the arguments"
Wiktonary



Verb



  1. To clothe and ornament; to adorn or attire
    He was arrayed in his finest robes and jewels.
  2. To lay out in an orderly arrangement; to deploy or marshal

Noun



  1. Clothing and ornamentation.
  2. A collection laid out to be viewed in full.
  3. An orderly series, arrangement or sequence.
    Antonym disarray.
  4. A large collection.
    We offer a dazzling array of choices.
  5. A vector.
  6. A multidimensional array.
  7. An associative array.

Usage notes


(the data structure) The synonym "vector" is more precise when the array is one-dimensional and the indices are either non-negative or positive integers.