arrayed; arraying; arrays
Essential Meaning of array
1 : to place (a group of things) in a particular position so that they are in order or so that they look attractive
2 literary : to dress (someone, especially yourself) in fine clothing She arrayed herself in rich velvets and satins.
3 : to put (soldiers) in a place or position so that they are ready to attack They arrayed [=deployed] the troops along the hilltop.
Full Definition of array
(Entry 1 of 2)
b : to set or set forth in order (something, such as a jury) for the trial of a cause
Definition of array (Entry 2 of 2)
b law : an orderly listing of jurors impaneled
4 : a body of soldiers : militia the baron and his feudal array
5a(1) : a number of mathematical elements arranged in rows and columns
(2) : a data structure in which similar elements of data are arranged in a table
b : a series of statistical data arranged in classes in order of magnitude
6 : a group of elements forming a complete unit an antenna array
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