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concatenation

[kon-kat-n-ey-shuh n] /kɒnˌkæt nˈeɪ ʃən/
noun
1.
the act of concatenating.
2.
the state of being concatenated; connection, as in a chain.
3.
a series of interconnected or interdependent things or events.
Origin
1595-1605
1595-1605; < Late Latin concatēnātiōn- (stem of concatēnātiō), equivalent to concatēnāt(us) concatenate + -iōn- -ion
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British Dictionary definitions for con-catenation

concatenation

/kɒnˌkætɪˈneɪʃən/
noun
1.
a series of interconnected events, concepts, etc
2.
the act of linking together or the state of being joined
3.
(logic) a function that forms a single string of symbols from two given strings by placing the second after the first
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Word Origin and History for con-catenation

concatenation

n.

c.1600, from Late Latin concatenationem (nominative concatenatio) "a linking together," noun of action from past participle stem of concatenare "to link together," from com- "together" (see com-) + catenare, from catena "a chain" (see chain (n.)).

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