Meaning of GROUP in English

GROUP

I. noun Usage: often attributive see: crop Date: 1686 two or more figures forming a complete unit in a composition, 2. a number of individuals assembled together or having some unifying relationship, an assemblage of objects regarded as a unit, c. a military unit consisting of a headquarters and attached battalions, a unit of the United States Air Force higher than a squadron and lower than a wing, 3. an assemblage of related organisms, b. two or more atoms joined together or sometimes a single atom forming part of a molecule, an assemblage of elements forming one of the vertical columns of the periodic table, a stratigraphic division comprising rocks deposited during an era, a mathematical set that is closed under a binary associative operation, contains an identity element, and has an inverse for every element, II. verb Date: 1718 transitive verb to combine in a ~, to assign to a ~ ; classify , intransitive verb to form a ~, to belong to a ~, to make ~s of closely spaced hits on a target , ~able adjective

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