Meaning of ARRAY in English

ARRAY

n. & v.

--n.

1. an imposing or well-ordered series or display.

2 an ordered arrangement, esp. of troops (battle array).

3 poet. an outfit or dress (in fine array).

4 a Math. an arrangement of quantities or symbols in rows and columns; a matrix. b Computing an ordered set of related elements.

5 Law a list of jurors empanelled.

--v.tr.

1. deck, adorn.

2 set in order; marshal (forces).

3 Law empanel (a jury).

Etymology: ME f. AF araier, OF areer ult. f. a Gmc root, prepare

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