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tr.v. con·cat·e·nat·ed, con·cat·e·nat·ing, con·cat·e·nates
1. To connect or link in a series or chain.
2. Computers To arrange (strings of characters) into a chained list.
adj. (-nĭt, -nāt′)
Connected or linked in a series.
[Late Latin concatēnāre, concatēnāt- : com-, com- + catēnāre, to bind (from Latin catēna, chain).]
(tr) to link or join together, esp in a chain or series
linked or joined together
[C16: from Late Latin concatēnāre from Latin com- together + catēna chain]
con•cat•e•nate(kɒnˈkæt nˌeɪt, kən-)
v. -nat•ed, -nat•ing,
1. to link together, as in a series or chain.adj.
2. linked together.
[1425–75; < Late Latin concatēnātus, past participle of concatēnāre to chain together < Latin con- con- + catēna chain]
Past participle: concatenated
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|Verb||1.||concatenate - combine two strings to form a single one|
computer science, computing - the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
concatenate - add by linking or joining so as to form a chain or series; "concatenate terms"; "concatenate characters"
chain - connect or arrange into a chain by linking
|2.||concatenate - add by linking or joining so as to form a chain or series; "concatenate terms"; "concatenate characters"|
add - make an addition (to); join or combine or unite with others; increase the quality, quantity, size or scope of; "We added two students to that dorm room"; "She added a personal note to her letter"; "Add insult to injury"; "Add some extra plates to the dinner table"
concatenate - combine two strings to form a single one