Arrayment

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Arrayment Clothes; raiment.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n arrayment The act of arraying.
    • n arrayment That in which one is arrayed; raiment.
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Quotations

  • Henry Ward Beecher
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    “To array a man's will against his sickness is the supreme art of medicine.”
  • Lucretius
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    “Pleasant it to behold great encounters of warfare arrayed over the plains, with no part of yours in peril.”
  • Jean Rostand
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    “Stupidity, outrage, vanity, cruelty, iniquity, bad faith, falsehood -- we fail to see the whole array when it is facing in the same direction as we.”
  • Jeremy Bentham
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    “The schoolmaster is abroad! And I trust to him armed with his primer against the soldier in full military array.”

Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
From Array (v. t.)

Usage

In literature:

What would come of arraying section against section?
"Children of the Market Place" by Edgar Lee Masters
It was a nice little case, and called forth an imposing array of counsel.
"A Woman Named Smith" by Marie Conway Oemler
Miss Peters was already arrayed in her festive clothes, but she and Mrs. Butler thought it ungenteel not to be, at least, an hour late.
"The Honorable Miss" by L. T. Meade
They rode on in a half circle about the town, keeping a fairly close array, every man sitting his saddle erect and defiant.
"The Texan Star" by Joseph A. Altsheler
At this period, there was an array of talent in Congress never equalled before or since.
"The Memories of Fifty Years" by William H. Sparks
We came with a gallant array against their fortresses, only to find that the enemy had evacuated them.
"French and English" by Evelyn Everett-Green
Next her eyes fell upon her magnificent bridal array, displayed on stands near the elegant dressing-table.
"The Lost Lady of Lone" by E.D.E.N. Southworth
It was indeed an august assemblage before which Luther was arrayed.
"The Empire of Austria; Its Rise and Present Power" by John S. C. Abbott
Carl, with his fastidious respect for a careful array of facts, found it trying.
"Diane of the Green Van" by Leona Dalrymple
The success of Tiridates at the first was such as might have been expected from the forces arrayed in his favor.
"The Seven Great Monarchies Of The Ancient Eastern World, Vol 7. (of 7): The Sassanian or New Persian Empire" by George Rawlinson
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In poetry:

"Remember Jarl Hakon!" he cries;
When lo! on his wondering eyes,
Two kingly figures arise,
Two Olaf's in warlike array!
"Tales Of A Wayside Inn : Part 1. The Musician's Tale; The Saga of King Olaf XXI. -- King Olaf's Deat" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Why need I sigh far hills to see
If grass is their array,
While here the little paths go through
The greenest every day?
"Distant Hills" by John Clare
Sweet maiden of the feeling soul,
I saw thy little form,
Arrayed in gay and glittering garb,
And felt thy beauty's charm.
"To Lora Gordon Boon" by James Avis Bartley
Silence-shod, as phantoms seem
In the marches of a dream,
Single-filed, the grim array
Through the pine-trees wound away.
"The Truce of Piscataqua" by John Greenleaf Whittier
AND shrink ye from the way
To the spirit's distant shore?
Earth's mightiest men, in arm'd array,
Are thither gone before.
"The Departed" by Felicia Dorothea Hemans
Jesus, our Savior and our God,
Arrayed in majesty and blood,
Thou art our life; our souls in thee
Possess a full felicity.
"Hymn 22 part 1" by Isaac Watts

In news:

A glittering array of evidence appears before the court-martial board in Frankfurt, Germany, where the three officers were tried in 1946.
Dan Gordon, Israel Koren, Gabriel M Silberman, "Embedding Tree Structures in VLSI Hexagonal Arrays," IEEE Transactions on Computers, vol 33, no.
Ah yes, I had just nailed loudspeaker positioning in my tiny bedroom by switching the left and right speakers placing the tweeters on the outside of my array.
You can keep an eye on Hurricane Sandy while staying high and dry by tapping into a vast array of webcams along the East Coast.
Byron Memorial Park transforms into a festive array of fun during Harvest Hoedown.
The stylish Homme Lounge sets itself apart from other Valley gay bars by hosting an array of events for all kinds of people.
Honeybees produce an astounding array of services and goods including pollinating most of our food crops, 2.2 billion pounds of honey and 44 million pounds of beeswax, annually.
Subsidized solar array bolt of good news for supplier.
Taxpayer grants put solar array atop PR firm's roof.
The centerpiece of The Block student ministry venue by Mankin Media Systems is a 1,200-seat box-style theater with a 26-foot Da-Lite screen, Barco FLM HD18 18,000-lumen projector, and d&b line array.
Ron Hustvedt is an outdoors writer and photographer who covers a broad array of experiences, individuals and events centered on hunting and fishing.
In spring of 1975, the first Vista Track Meet brought together elementary school students from across the Claremont Unified School District to compete in an array of events.
Page 2 of 2 The HUS VM is available in multiple configurations, including a version with no hard drives that instead relies completely on other arrays for capacity and a version with its own internal storage.
DC gathered a diverse array of visual artists under one roof to mark the inauguration of President Barack Obama and to maintain the momentum created by his campaign.
Will Romney win the debates with an array of zingers, as Boston intends.
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In science:

The fibers are reformatted to form a quasi-slit of ∼1 mm high. A telecentric microlens array matches the F/# of the fibers to the F/# of the spectrograph. A slit is positioned at the back end of the microlens array in order to increase the spectral resolution. 19. A demagnifying Czerny-Turner spectrograph. 20.
The Prototype of the Small Synoptic Second Solar Spectrum Telescope (S5T)
Array D could have been reused (like in quick sort) without allocating two new arrays.
Exact Non-Parametric Bayesian Inference on Infinite Trees
Lyuksyutov and Pokrovsky22,24 considered a superconducting film with a magnetic dots array with random, sufficiently strong magnetic moments and concluded that the dot array induces the resistive state in the film.
Superconducting film with randomly magnetized dots: A realization of the 2D XY model with random phase shifts
The mean of the array mean system temperatures was 377K for the entire run, with mean standard deviations of 41K across the array and 94K over the run.
Star formation in Perseus - V. Outflows detected by HARP
Future big Earth-based radio astronomy multi-antenna telescopes such as the Square Kilometre Array (SKA),4 and the Long Wavelength Array (LWA),5 are expected to benefit significantly from using the LOIS-type vector-sensing radio technology.
Angular Momentum of Electromagnetic Radiation. Fundamental physics applied to the radio domain for innovative studies of space and development of new concepts in wireless communications
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