array: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (u-rā'), [key]
- to place in proper or desired order; marshal: Napoleon arrayed his troops for battle.
- to clothe with garments, esp. of an ornamental kind; dress up; deck out: She arrayed herself in furs and diamonds.
- order or arrangement, as of troops drawn up for battle.
- military force, esp. a body of troops.
- a large and impressive grouping or organization of things: He couldn't dismiss the array of facts.
- regular order or arrangement; series: an array of figures.
- a large group, number, or quantity of people or things: an impressive array of scholars; an imposing array of books.
- attire; dress: in fine array.
- an arrangement of interrelated objects or items of equipment for accomplishing a particular task: thousands of solar cells in one vast array.
- an arrangement of a series of terms according to value, as from largest to smallest.
- an arrangement of a series of terms in some geometric pattern, as in a matrix.
- a block of related data elements, each of which is usually identified by one or more subscripts.
- array (Thesaurus)