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Array vs. Structure

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Arraynoun

Clothing and ornamentation.

Structurenoun

A cohesive whole built up of distinct parts.

‘The birds had built an amazing structure out of sticks and various discarded items.’;

Arraynoun

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Structurenoun

The underlying shape of a solid.

‘He studied the structure of her face.’;

Arraynoun

A collection laid out to be viewed in full.

Structurenoun

The overall form or organization of something.

‘The structure of a sentence.’; ‘The structure of the society was still a mystery.’;

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Arraynoun

An orderly series, arrangement or sequence.

Structurenoun

A set of rules defining behaviour.

‘For some, the structure of school life was oppressive.’;

Arraynoun

Order; a regular and imposing arrangement; disposition in regular lines; hence, order of battle.

‘drawn up in battle array’;

Structurenoun

(computing)  Several pieces of data treated as a unit.

‘This structure contains both date and timezone information.’;

Arraynoun

A large collection.

‘We offer a dazzling array of choices.’;

Structurenoun

  Underwater terrain or objects (such as a dead tree or a submerged car) that tend to attract fish

‘There's lots of structure to be fished along the west shore of the lake; the impoundment submerged a town there when it was built.’;

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Arraynoun

(mathematics) Common name for matrix.

Structurenoun

A body, such as a political party, with a cohesive purpose or outlook.

‘The South African leader went off to consult with the structures.’;

Arraynoun

(programming) Any of various data structures designed to hold multiple elements of the same type; especially, a data structure that holds these elements in adjacent memory locations so that they may be retrieved using numeric indices.

Structurenoun

(logic)  A set along with a collection of finitary functions and relations.

Arraynoun

(legal) A ranking or setting forth in order, by the proper officer, of a jury as impanelled in a cause; the panel itself; or the whole body of jurors summoned to attend the court.

Structureverb

(transitive) To give structure to; to arrange.

‘I'm trying to structure my time better so I'm not always late.’; ‘I've structured the deal to limit the amount of money we can lose.’;

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Arraynoun

(military) A militia.

Structurenoun

The act of building; the practice of erecting buildings; construction.

‘His son builds on, and never is contentTill the last farthing is in structure spent.’;

Arraynoun

A group of hedgehogs.

Structurenoun

Manner of building; form; make; construction.

‘Want of insight into the structure and constitution of the terraqueous globe.’;

Arraynoun

A microarray.

Structurenoun

Arrangement of parts, of organs, or of constituent particles, in a substance or body; as, the structure of a rock or a mineral; the structure of a sentence.

‘It [basalt] has often a prismatic structure.’;

Arrayverb

To clothe and ornament; to adorn or attire.

‘He was arrayed in his finest robes and jewels.’;

Structurenoun

Manner of organization; the arrangement of the different tissues or parts of animal and vegetable organisms; as, organic structure, or the structure of animals and plants; cellular structure.

Arrayverb

To lay out in an orderly arrangement; to deploy or marshal.

Structurenoun

That which is built; a building; esp., a building of some size or magnificence; an edifice.

‘There stands a structure of majestic frame.’;

Arrayverb

(legal) To set in order, as a jury, for the trial of a cause; that is, to call them one at a time.

Structurenoun

a thing constructed; a complex construction or entity;

‘the structure consisted of a series of arches’; ‘she wore her hair in an amazing construction of whirls and ribbons’;

Arraynoun

Order; a regular and imposing arrangement; disposition in regular lines; hence, order of battle; as, drawn up in battle array.

‘Wedged together in the closest array.’;

Structurenoun

the manner of construction of something and the arrangement of its parts;

‘artists must study the structure of the human body’; ‘the structure of the benzene molecule’;

Arraynoun

The whole body of persons thus placed in order; an orderly collection; hence, a body of soldiers.

‘A gallant array of nobles and cavaliers.’;

Structurenoun

the complex composition of knowledge as elements and their combinations;

‘his lectures have no structure’;

Arraynoun

An imposing series of things.

‘Their long array of sapphire and of gold.’;

Structurenoun

a particular complex anatomical structure;

‘he has good bone structure’;

Arraynoun

Dress; garments disposed in order upon the person; rich or beautiful apparel.

Structurenoun

the people in a society considered as a system organized by a characteristic pattern of relationships;

‘the social organization of England and America is very different’; ‘sociologists have studied the changing structure of the family’;

Arraynoun

A ranking or setting forth in order, by the proper officer, of a jury as impaneled in a cause.

Structureverb

give a structure to;

‘I need to structure my days’;

Arrayverb

To place or dispose in order, as troops for battle; to marshal.

‘By torch and trumpet fast arrayed,Each horseman drew his battle blade.’; ‘These doubts will be arrayed before their minds.’;

Structurenoun

the arrangement of and relations between the parts or elements of something complex

‘the two sentences have equivalent structures’; ‘the company's weakness is the inflexibility of its management structure’;

Arrayverb

To deck or dress; to adorn with dress; to cloth to envelop; - applied esp. to dress of a splendid kind.

‘Pharaoh . . . arrayed him in vestures of fine linen.’; ‘In gelid caves with horrid gloom arrayed.’;

Structurenoun

the quality of being organized

‘we shall use three headings to give some structure to the discussion’;

Arrayverb

To set in order, as a jury, for the trial of a cause; that is, to call them man by man.

Structurenoun

a building or other object constructed from several parts

‘the station is a magnificent structure and should not be demolished’;

Arraynoun

an orderly arrangement;

‘an array of troops in battle order’;

Structureverb

construct or arrange according to a plan; give a pattern or organization to

‘services must be structured so as to avoid pitfalls’;

Arraynoun

an impressive display;

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

Structure

A structure is an arrangement and organization of interrelated elements in a material object or system, or the object or system so organized. Material structures include man-made objects such as buildings and machines and natural objects such as biological organisms, minerals and chemicals.

Arraynoun

especially fine or decorative clothing

Arraynoun

an arrangement of aerials spaced to give desired directional characteristics

Arrayverb

lay out in a line

Arrayverb

align oneself with a group or a way of thinking

Array

An array is a systematic arrangement of similar objects, usually in rows and columns.

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