Meaning of ARRAY in English

ARRAY

I. noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

a bewildering variety/array/range

a bewildering variety of choices

impressive array of

Among the guests was an impressive array of authors and critics.

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADJECTIVE

bewildering

In the interim we will be faced with a bewildering array of options.

There appears to be a bewildering array of choices of software and hardware.

The big essential oil suppliers stock a bewildering array of essences.

The entire vehicle was festooned with a bewildering array of kit.

There is a bewildering array of environmental and wildlife holidays to choose from.

Besides, the forms of the incentives themselves come in a bewildering array .

The multiple debtor can face a bewildering array of different creditors using different courts, different procedures and different threats.

broad

Managers were held accountable for a broader array of financial, strategic, and human resource outcomes.

full

The full array of such fractions, comprising a frequency distribution across all cultures sampled, is called an ethnographic curve.

To get the full complex-number array of polarization states, we must consider circular and elliptical polarization.

It was October and autumn was in full array .

Lucas never got the chance to employ the full array of technology in those works.

huge

A miser's body lies cut in a thousand places by a huge array of coins with sharpened edges.

Could this huge array be supplied without straining to breaking-point the thin lifeline?

impressive

Both styles come with an impressive array of features including Gore-Tex lining, Cordura upper and Vibram sole.

They possess an impressive array of scent glands under nervous and endocrine control, the hormones involved being mostly steroids.

It will complete an impressive array of hardware - ready, for the next war.

large

Figure 13.2 shows a single memory core in what would have been a large array .

It is like having a large array of small drawers containing electronic components.

A crystal is just a large orderly array of atoms or molecules in the solid state.

A real songwriter studio, featuring a large array of up to date equipment.

rich

The South Lake is a haven for watersports enthusiasts whilst the North Lake has a rich and varied array of wildlife.

The Louvre received an extraordinarily rich array of material from this region, most of which has never before been loaned.

vast

Because they had so much more energy available to them, cyanobacteria exploded into a vast array of different forms.

An adult has a vast array of comparatively complex schemata that permit a great number of differentiations.

University and college libraries enable the enquiring mind to range freely over a vast array of literature.

In Neolithic art we discover a vast array of bird-woman Goddess statues, pots, and paintings.

The class enemy, the bourgeoisie and its allies, wielded a vast array of ideological weapons designed to mislead the proletariat.

As an Empire player you can choose from a vast array of infantry types.

Its stories, essays, poems and photos come from a vast array of sources.

It brings together for the first time 24 internationally produced and acclaimed animations, displaying a vast array of styles and experimentation.

whole

It was never clear whether there was actually a Fifth or whether the whole array was simply devised in order to confuse Tehran.

The era also gave birth to a whole array of new social problems.

wide

Clearly no government can legislate for such a wide array of circumstances, let alone attempt to enforce such legislation.

Now the gluttonous diner has a wide array of eateries from which to choose.

The wide array of central controls has necessarily created tension between central government and local councillors.

Despite historical predictions to the contrary, we remain vulnerable to a wide array of new and resurgent infectious diseases.

There was a lively trade in most of the decorations and the wide array of aeronautica offered.

The book includes a wide array of misguided movie reviews.

But defenses, especially weapons, now offered a wider array of choices.

Mix and match for the widest array of nutrients.

■ VERB

provide

Bourdieu provides a fascinating array of domains divided according to the criteria of taste.

Readers sometimes imagine that the various tanks in our office would provide a fascinating array of exotic fish and equipment.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

An array of Navajo rugs recently held center stage in the Showcase Gallery.

An adult has a vast array of comparatively complex schemata that permit a great number of differentiations.

Employees shuffle into the training room for a three-to six-hour session featuring an array of information.

It was never clear whether there was actually a Fifth or whether the whole array was simply devised in order to confuse Tehran.

The big essential oil suppliers stock a bewildering array of essences.

The prisoner nodded faintly at the array of somber faces.

They had increasing difficulty in providing even tolerably competent candidates for the array of provincial posts reserved for them.

II. verb

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

Nikulin's medals were arrayed on a cushion at the foot of his coffin.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

Certainly when Johnnie Armstrong arrived for his meeting with the king he was arrayed in the most ostentatious items from his wardrobe.

In front of this already fatigued force were arrayed some of the best-equipped and best-trained troops in the world.

Most languages, when arrayed in order, offer a rhythmic transition series or sensory structure.

She even managed to array the girl in shining armor.

She pushed open the door and saw a small counter before her arrayed with pieces of leather and a variety of lasts.

The princess arrayed herself in her best clothes and jewels.

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