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con·cat·e·nate

 (kŏn-kăt′n-āt′, kən-)
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).]

con·cat′e·na′tion n.

concatenation

(kɒnˌkætɪˈneɪʃən)
n
1. a series of interconnected events, concepts, etc
2. the act of linking together or the state of being joined
3. (Logic) logic a function that forms a single string of symbols from two given strings by placing the second after the first

Concatenation

 a chain; a sequence of things or sounds dependent on each other. See also catena, chain.
Examples: concatenation of bungles and contradictions, 1880; of causes and effects, 1753; of explosions; of felicity, 1622; of ideas, 1867; of orgiasts; of straight lines, 1845.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.concatenation - the state of being linked together as in a chain; union in a linked series
connectedness, connection, link - the state of being connected; "the connection between church and state is inescapable"
2.concatenation - the linking together of a consecutive series of symbols or events or ideas etc; "it was caused by an improbable concatenation of circumstances"
connection, connexion, connectedness - a relation between things or events (as in the case of one causing the other or sharing features with it); "there was a connection between eating that pickle and having that nightmare"
3.concatenation - a series of things depending on each other as if linked togetherconcatenation - a series of things depending on each other as if linked together; "the chain of command"; "a complicated concatenation of circumstances"
catena - a chain of connected ideas or passages or objects so arranged that each member is closely related to the preceding and following members (especially a series of patristic comments elucidating Christian dogma)
daisy chain - (figurative) a series of associated things or people or experiences
series - similar things placed in order or happening one after another; "they were investigating a series of bank robberies"
4.concatenation - the act of linking together as in a series or chain
joining, connexion, connection - the act of bringing two things into contact (especially for communication); "the joining of hands around the table"; "there was a connection via the internet"
Translations
konkatenacespojenízřetězení

concatenation

[kɒnˌkætɪˈneɪʃən] N (frm) → concatenación f

concatenation

[kɒnˌkætəˈneɪʃən] n (formal)
(gen) [things, events] → enchaînement m
(COMPUTING)concaténation f

concatenation

nVerkettung f

concatenation

[kɒnˌkætɪˈneɪʃn] n (frm) (of events, ideas) → concatenazione f
References in classic literature ?
It was a pictorial sheet, and Jo examined the work of art nearest her, idly wondering what fortuitous concatenation of circumstances needed the melodramatic illustration of an Indian in full war costume, tumbling over a precipice with a wolf at his throat, while two infuriated young gentlemen, with unnaturally small feet and big eyes, were stabbing each other close by, and a disheveled female was flying away in the background with her mouth wide open.
I have bewildered myself so--but one is apt, in these abstracted considerations, to lose the concatenation of ideas, as Mr Locke says:--in short, the truth is--in short, I scarce know what it is; but, as I was saying, my husband returned, and his behaviour, at first, greatly surprized me; but he soon acquainted me with the motive, and taught me to account for it.
The machine had begun, and a moving concatenation of three horses and the aforesaid long rickety machine was visible over the gate, a driver sitting upon one of the hauling horses, and an attendant on the seat of the implement.
Microsoft is the latest entrant in the concatenation of eavesdropping revelation.
In September last year, President Duterte, in an interview on state television, said he had evidence in a recording provided by an unnamed foreign country that a concatenation of opposition politicians, Maoist rebels and former military personnel planned to oust or kill him.
The fusion of these 'omics datasets is not trivial novel multivariate methods based on correlation or concatenation as well as pathway-based methods will be developed.
Although the Israeli attack and Iran's Khorramshahr test occurred by chance in the space of 48 hours, this very concatenation bespeaks a change of weapons in the Israeli-Iranian contest -- the emphasis shifting from aerial combat to new and highly sophisticated ballistic missiles.
Medieval and Roman historian at The University of Oklahoma Kyle Harper said the log of disasters and human pollution uncovered in the ice glacier "give us a new kind of record for understanding the concatenation of human and natural causes that led to the fall of the Roman Empire--and the earliest stirrings of this new medieval economy."
The Link Village idiots and other hicks Retain an interest in politics Unaware of the fallacy Of a spurious democracy MPs think they serve the folk But are in fact a corny joke None of them know any answers Back down like limbo dancers Still they seek to rule the nation Blind to the concatenation It's a series of linked events That's made us malcontents Take it with a pinch of salt Flawed system is at fault.
Enumerating further grounds of argument, to buttress his points, the Senior Advocate insisted that Gafai should excuse himself from the trial and cause the case to be transferred to another Judge to handle because according to him, 'by reason of a concatenation of facts and events of which he is aware, he would not get justice in this Honourable Court as far as this particular case is concerned, more so when the charge against Nwawka was based on two separate petitions written against him, by Ibeto to the EFCC'.
The replicated transitions during the rural symmetric augmentation are exactly the transitions for concatenation of test subsequences in the test sequence.
This operation is known as concatenation. Traditionally, concatenation was performed by using the CONCATENATE function, or by using the concatenation operator (&).