arrayal

arrayal

[uh-rey-uhl]
noun
1.
an act of arraying.
2.
something that is arrayed.

Origin:
1810–20; array + -al2

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array (əˈreɪ)
 
n
1.  an impressive display or collection
2.  an orderly or regular arrangement, esp of troops in battle order
3.  poetic rich clothing; apparel
4.  maths a sequence of numbers or symbols in a specified order
5.  maths a set of numbers or symbols arranged in rows and columns, as in a determinant or matrix
6.  electronics an arrangement of aerials spaced to give desired directional characteristics, used esp in radar
7.  law a panel of jurors
8.  the arming of military forces
9.  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
10.  to dress in rich attire; adorn
11.  to arrange in order (esp troops for battle); marshal
12.  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]
 
ar'rayal
 
n

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