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Definition 1: an arrangement of aerials spaced to give desired directional characteristics - [noun denoting artifact]

(array is a kind of ...) an antenna that transmits or receives signals only in a narrow angle

Definition 2: especially fine or decorative clothing - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for array in the sense of this definition

(array is a kind of ...) a covering designed to be worn on a person's body

(... is a kind of array ) full ceremonial regalia

Definition 3: an impressive display - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where array or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • it was a bewildering array of books
  • his tools were in an orderly array on the basement wall

(array is a kind of ...) exhibiting openly in public view

"a display of courage"

Definition 4: an orderly arrangement - [noun denoting group]

Samples where array or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • an array of troops in battle order

(array is a kind of ...) an orderly grouping (of things or persons) considered as a unit; the result of arranging

"a flower arrangement"

(... is a kind of array ) a set of data arranged in rows and columns

"see table 1"

(... is a kind of array ) (mathematics) a rectangular array of quantities or expressions set out by rows and columns; treated as a single element and manipulated according to rules

(... is a kind of array ) a linear array of numbers, letters, or symbols side by side

(... is a kind of array ) a vertical array of numbers or other information

"he added a column of numbers"

(... is a kind of array ) a complete and impressive array

(... is a kind of array ) an arrangement of similar objects in a row or in tiers

"he operated a bank of switches"

(... is a kind of array ) an ordered array of the components of an emission or wave

Definition 5: align oneself with a group or a way of thinking - [verb of cognition]

Synonyms for array in the sense of this definition

(array is a kind of ...) have or maintain a position or stand on an issue

"Where do you stand on the War?"

(... is a kind of array ) agree on (a position)

(... is a kind of array ) take sides for or against

"Who are you siding with?" "I'm siding against the current candidate"

Definition 6: lay out orderly or logically in a line or as if in a line - [verb of contact]

Samples where array or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • lay out the clothes
  • lay out the arguments

Synonyms for array in the sense of this definition

(array is a kind of ...) put into a proper or systematic order

"arrange the books on the shelves in chronological order"

(... is a kind of array ) lay out in parts according to a plan

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