Definitions for Arrayəˈreɪ

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. array(noun)

    an orderly arrangement

    "an array of troops in battle order"

  2. array(noun)

    an impressive display

    "it was a bewildering array of books"; "his tools were in an orderly array on the basement wall"

  3. array, raiment, regalia(noun)

    especially fine or decorative clothing

  4. array(verb)

    an arrangement of aerials spaced to give desired directional characteristics

  5. range, array, lay out, set out(verb)

    lay out orderly or logically in a line or as if in a line

    "lay out the clothes"; "lay out the arguments"

  6. align, array(verb)

    align oneself with a group or a way of thinking

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. array(Noun)

    Clothing and ornamentation.

  2. array(Noun)

    A collection laid out to be viewed in full.

  3. array(Noun)

    An orderly series, arrangement or sequence.

  4. array(Noun)

    A large collection.

    We offer a dazzling array of choices.

  5. array(Noun)

    A vector.

  6. array(Noun)

    A multidimensional array.

  7. array(Noun)

    An associative array.

  8. array(Verb)

    To clothe and ornament; to adorn or attire

    He was arrayed in his finest robes and jewels.

  9. array(Verb)

    To lay out in an orderly arrangement; to deploy or marshal

  10. Origin: From arrayen, from arayer (compare arayer, areer), from arredo, from *, of origin, from * or 0332033003420330033903330343, from raidaz, from reidʰ-. Cognate with gireiti, rede, geræde. More at ready.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Array(noun)

    order; a regular and imposing arrangement; disposition in regular lines; hence, order of battle; as, drawn up in battle array

  2. Array(noun)

    the whole body of persons thus placed in order; an orderly collection; hence, a body of soldiers

  3. Array(noun)

    an imposing series of things

  4. Array(noun)

    dress; garments disposed in order upon the person; rich or beautiful apparel

  5. Array(noun)

    a ranking or setting forth in order, by the proper officer, of a jury as impaneled in a cause

  6. Array(noun)

    the panel itself

  7. Array(noun)

    the whole body of jurors summoned to attend the court

  8. Array(noun)

    to place or dispose in order, as troops for battle; to marshal

  9. Array(noun)

    to deck or dress; to adorn with dress; to cloth to envelop; -- applied esp. to dress of a splendid kind

  10. Array(noun)

    to set in order, as a jury, for the trial of a cause; that is, to call them man by man

  11. Origin: [OE. arai, arrai, OF. arrai, arrei, arroi, order, arrangement, dress, F. arroi; a (L. ad) + OF. rai, rei, roi, order, arrangement, fr. G. or Scand.; cf. Goth. raidjan, garaidjan, to arrange, MHG. gereiten, Icel. reii rigging, harness; akin to E. ready. Cf. Ready, Greith, Curry.]

Freebase

  1. Array data structure

    In computer science, an array data structure or simply an array is a data structure consisting of a collection of elements, each identified by at least one array index or key. An array is stored so that the position of each element can be computed from its index tuple by a mathematical formula. The simplest type of data structure is a linear array, also called one-dimensional array. For example, an array of 10 32-bit integer variables, with indices 0 through 9, may be stored as 10 words at memory addresses 2000, 2004, 2008, … 2036, so that the element with index i has the address 2000 + 4 × i. Because the mathematical concept of a matrix can be represented as a two-dimensional grid, two-dimensional arrays are also sometimes called matrices. In some cases the term "vector" is used in computing to refer to an array, although tuples rather than vectors are more correctly the mathematical equivalent. Arrays are often used to implement tables, especially lookup tables; the word table is sometimes used as a synonym of array. Arrays are among the oldest and most important data structures, and are used by almost every program.

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