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ar·ray

 (ə-rā′)
tr.v. ar·rayed, ar·ray·ing, ar·rays
1. To set out for display or use; place in an orderly arrangement: arrayed the whole regiment on the parade ground.
2. To dress, especially in fine clothes; adorn.
n.
1. An orderly, often imposing arrangement: an array of royal jewels.
2. An impressively large number, as of persons or objects: an array of heavily armed troops; an array of spare parts.
3. Splendid attire; fine clothing.
4. Mathematics
a. A rectangular arrangement of quantities in rows and columns, as in a matrix.
b. Numerical data linearly ordered by magnitude.
5. An arrangement of usually identical devices, often sensors, that function as a unit: an array of solar panels.
6. Computers A group of memory elements accessed by one or more indices.

[Middle English arraien, from Anglo-Norman arraier, from Vulgar Latin *arrēdāre; see reidh- in Indo-European roots.]

array

(əˈreɪ)
n
1. an impressive display or collection
2. (Military) an orderly or regular arrangement, esp of troops in battle order
3. an orderly or regular arrangement, esp of troops in battle order
4. (Clothing & Fashion) poetic rich clothing; apparel
5. (Mathematics) maths a sequence of numbers or symbols in a specified order
6. (Mathematics) maths a set of numbers or symbols arranged in rows and columns, as in a determinant or matrix
7. (Electronics) electronics an arrangement of aerials spaced to give desired directional characteristics, used esp in radar
8. (Law) law a panel of jurors
9. (Military) the arming of military forces
10. (Computer Science) computing a regular data structure in which individual elements may be located by reference to one or more integer index variables, the number of such indices being the number of dimensions in the array
vb (tr)
11. to dress in rich attire; adorn
12. to arrange in order (esp troops for battle); marshal
13. (Military) to arrange in order (esp troops for battle); marshal
14. (Law) law to draw up (a panel of jurors)
[C13: from Old French aroi arrangement, from arayer to arrange, of Germanic origin; compare Old English arǣdan to make ready]
arˈrayal n

ar•ray

(əˈreɪ)

v.t.
1. to place in proper order; marshal: to array troops for battle.
2. to clothe with garments, esp. of an ornamental kind.
n.
3. order or arrangement, as of troops drawn up for battle.
4. military force, esp. a body of troops.
5. a large grouping or organization: an array of facts.
6. regular order or arrangement: an array of figures.
7. a large group, number, or quantity of people or things.
8. attire; dress: in fine array.
9. a functional arrangement of interrelated objects or items of equipment: an array of solar cells.
10. Math., Statistics.
a. an arrangement of a series of terms according to value, as from largest to smallest.
b. an arrangement of a series of terms in some geometric pattern, as in a matrix.
[1250–1300; Middle English < Anglo-French arayer, Old French are(y)er < Vulgar Latin *arrēdāre to prepare]
ar•ray′er, n.

ar·ray

(ə-rā′)
Mathematics
1. A rectangular arrangement of quantities in rows and columns.
2. Numerical data ordered in a linear fashion, by magnitude.

Array

 an orderly collection; an imposing series of things or group of persons; a disposition of troops. See also display, host, militia, series.
Examples: array of attorneys [in court]; of Doric cities, 1846; of cliffs, 1856; of facts; of figures [numerals]; of hedgehogs; of sapphire and gold, 1814; of soldiers; of teeth, 1843.

array


Past participle: arrayed
Gerund: arraying

Imperative
array
array
Present
I array
you array
he/she/it arrays
we array
you array
they array
Preterite
I arrayed
you arrayed
he/she/it arrayed
we arrayed
you arrayed
they arrayed
Present Continuous
I am arraying
you are arraying
he/she/it is arraying
we are arraying
you are arraying
they are arraying
Present Perfect
I have arrayed
you have arrayed
he/she/it has arrayed
we have arrayed
you have arrayed
they have arrayed
Past Continuous
I was arraying
you were arraying
he/she/it was arraying
we were arraying
you were arraying
they were arraying
Past Perfect
I had arrayed
you had arrayed
he/she/it had arrayed
we had arrayed
you had arrayed
they had arrayed
Future
I will array
you will array
he/she/it will array
we will array
you will array
they will array
Future Perfect
I will have arrayed
you will have arrayed
he/she/it will have arrayed
we will have arrayed
you will have arrayed
they will have arrayed
Future Continuous
I will be arraying
you will be arraying
he/she/it will be arraying
we will be arraying
you will be arraying
they will be arraying
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been arraying
you have been arraying
he/she/it has been arraying
we have been arraying
you have been arraying
they have been arraying
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been arraying
you will have been arraying
he/she/it will have been arraying
we will have been arraying
you will have been arraying
they will have been arraying
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been arraying
you had been arraying
he/she/it had been arraying
we had been arraying
you had been arraying
they had been arraying
Conditional
I would array
you would array
he/she/it would array
we would array
you would array
they would array
Past Conditional
I would have arrayed
you would have arrayed
he/she/it would have arrayed
we would have arrayed
you would have arrayed
they would have arrayed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.array - an orderly arrangementarray - an orderly arrangement; "an array of troops in battle order"
arrangement - an orderly grouping (of things or persons) considered as a unit; the result of arranging; "a flower arrangement"
table, tabular array - a set of data arranged in rows and columns; "see table 1"
matrix - (mathematics) a rectangular array of quantities or expressions set out by rows and columns; treated as a single element and manipulated according to rules
row - a linear array of numbers, letters, or symbols side by side
column - a vertical array of numbers or other information; "he added a column of numbers"
panoply - a complete and impressive array
bank - an arrangement of similar objects in a row or in tiers; "he operated a bank of switches"
spectrum - an ordered array of the components of an emission or wave
2.array - an impressive displayarray - an impressive display; "it was a bewildering array of books"; "his tools were in an orderly array on the basement wall"
display - exhibiting openly in public view; "a display of courage"
3.array - especially fine or decorative clothingarray - especially fine or decorative clothing
article of clothing, clothing, habiliment, wearable, vesture, wear - a covering designed to be worn on a person's body
war paint - full ceremonial regalia
4.array - an arrangement of aerials spaced to give desired directional characteristics
directional antenna - an antenna that transmits or receives signals only in a narrow angle
Verb1.array - lay out orderly or logically in a line or as if in a line; "lay out the clothes"; "lay out the arguments"
arrange, set up - put into a proper or systematic order; "arrange the books on the shelves in chronological order"
compart - lay out in parts according to a plan
2.array - align oneself with a group or a way of thinkingarray - align oneself with a group or a way of thinking
stand - have or maintain a position or stand on an issue; "Where do you stand on the War?"
fall in line - agree on (a position)
side - take sides for or against; "Who are you widing with?"; "I"m siding against the current candidate"

array

noun
1. arrangement, show, order, supply, display, collection, exhibition, line-up, mixture, parade, formation, presentation, spectacle, marshalling, muster, disposition the markets with their wonderful arrays of fruit and vegetables
2. (Poetic) clothing, dress, clothes, threads (slang), garments, apparel, attire, garb, finery, regalia, raiment (archaic or poetic), schmutter (slang) Bathed, dressed in his finest array, he was ready.
verb
1. arrange, show, group, order, present, range, display, line up, sequence, parade, exhibit, unveil, dispose, draw up, marshal, lay out, muster, align, form up, place in order, set in line (Military) Here are arrayed such 20th century relics as Madonna's bustier.
2. dress, supply, clothe, wrap, deck, outfit, decorate, equip, robe, get ready, adorn, apparel (archaic), festoon, attire, fit out, garb, bedeck, caparison, accoutre a priest arrayed in white vestments

array

verb
1. To put into a deliberate order:
2. To dress in formal or special clothing:
Informal: trick out (or up).
Slang: doll up.
noun
1. An impressive or ostentatious exhibition:
2. A number of individuals making up or considered a unit:
3. Showy and elaborate clothing or apparel:
Translations
حُلَل فاخِرَهنِظام، تَرْتيب، تَنْسيقيُرَتِّب، يُنَظِّميَكْسو، يَلْبِس
oděvpoleřadasadaseskupení
klæde sig fint påopstilleopstillingordnerække
taulukko
tömb
fylking; safnklæðaklæînaîurskartbúastskipa í fylkingu/röî
apdarasgausybėišdėliotiišsipuošti
ietērptkārtībasakārtojumssakārtottērps
zoradeniezoskupeniezoskupiť
samling
dizmekdüzenlemeelbisegiyinip kuşanmakkıyafet

array

[əˈreɪ]
A. N
1. (Mil) → formación f, orden m
in battle arrayen orden or formación de batalla
in close arrayen filas apretadas
2. (= collection) → colección f; (= series) → serie f
a fine array of flowersun bello conjunto de flores
a great array of hatsuna magnífica colección de sombreros
3. (= dress) → atavío m
4. (Comput) → matriz f, tabla f
B. VT (frm)
1. (= arrange, display) → disponer
2. (= line up) → formar (against contra)
3. (= dress) → ataviar, engalanar (in con, de)

array

[əˈreɪ] n
[objects] → déploiement m, étalage m
an array of things → un étalage de choses
an array of people (= mixture) → un groupe hétérogène de personnes
an array of celebrities → une pléiade de célébrités
an array of emotions → une palette d'émotions
(MATHEMATICS, COMPUTING) (= regular pattern) → tableau m

array

vt
(= line up)aufstellen; (Mil) → in Aufstellung bringen
(= dress)schmücken (geh), → herausputzen (hum)
n
(Mil: = arrangement) → Aufstellung f; in battle arrayin Kampfaufstellung, in Schlachtordnung
(= collection)Ansammlung f, → Aufgebot nt (hum); (of objects)stattliche or ansehnliche Reihe
(Comput) → Datenfeld nt, → Array nt
(liter)Schmuck m (geh); (= dress)Staat m; the trees in all their spring arraydie Bäume im Frühlingskleid (poet)

array

[əˈreɪ] n
a. (of troops, police) → schieramento
in battle array → in ordine di battaglia
a fine array of hats/cakes → tanti cappelli/tante torte in bella mostra
b. (Math) → tabella (Comput) → array m inv, matrice f

array

(əˈrei)
1. things, people etc arranged in some order. an impressive array of fabrics.
2. clothes. in fine array.
verb
1. to put (things, people etc) in some order for show etc. goods arrayed on the counter.
2. to dress (oneself) eg in fine clothes.
References in classic literature ?
He came in gorgeous array, with plumed cap, red cloak, chestnut lovelocks, a guitar, and the boots, of course.
The simple array of the chosen band was soon completed.
In order to become majestic, it should be viewed from some vantage point, as it rolls its slow and long array through the centre of a wide plain, or the stateliest public square of a city; for then, by its remoteness, it melts all the petty personalities, of which it is made up, into one broad mass of existence,--one great life,--one collected body of mankind, with a vast, homogeneous spirit animating it.
In the array of funerals, too -- whether for the apparel of the dead body, or to typify, by manifold emblematic devices of sable cloth and snowy lawn, the sorrow of the survivors -- there was a frequent and characteristic demand for such labour as Hester Prynne could supply.
But all this belonged--I mean their magnificent little surrender-- just to the special array of the facts that were most abysmal.
The opposite wall of this entry was hung all over with a heathenish array of monstrous clubs and spears.
Almost invariably it is all over obliquely crossed and re-crossed with numberless straight marks in thick array, something like those in the finest Italian line engravings.
Clare had first returned from the north, impressed with the system and order of his uncle's kitchen arrangements, he had largely provided his own with an array of cupboards, drawers, and various apparatus, to induce systematic regulation, under the sanguine illusion that it would be of any possible assistance to Dinah in her arrangements.
I stood here, at the very spring and source of the second great period of the world's history; and could see the trickling stream of that history gather and deepen and broaden, and roll its mighty tides down the far centuries; and I could note the upspringing of adven- turers like myself in the shelter of its long array of thrones: De Montforts, Gavestons, Mortimers, Villier- ses; the war-making, campaign-directing wantons of France, and Charles the Second's scepter-wielding drabs; but nowhere in the procession was my full- sized fellow visible.
It is said that the student likes to appear on the street and in other public places in this kind of array, and that this predilection often keeps him out when exposure to rain or sun is a positive danger for him.
Wilson had perfect tracings of the finger marks of the knife handle; and among his glass records he had a great array of fingerprints of women and girls, collected during the last fifteen or eighteen years, but he scanned them in vain, they successfully withstood every test; among them were no duplicates of the prints on the knife.
They'll bleat and baa, dona like goats, Gorge down black sheep, and strain at motes, Array their backs in fine black coats, Then seize their negroes by their throats, And choke, for heavenly union.