• Four Different Arrangements of Benches in a Shop
    Four Different Arrangements of Benches in a Shop
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n arrangement the act of arranging and adapting a piece of music
    • n arrangement the spatial property of the way in which something is placed "the arrangement of the furniture","the placement of the chairs"
    • n arrangement an organized structure for arranging or classifying "he changed the arrangement of the topics","the facts were familiar but it was in the organization of them that he was original","he tried to understand their system of classification"
    • n arrangement the thing arranged or agreed to "they made arrangements to meet in Chicago"
    • n arrangement a piece of music that has been adapted for performance by a particular set of voices or instruments
    • n arrangement an orderly grouping (of things or persons) considered as a unit; the result of arranging "a flower arrangement"
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Additional illustrations & photos:

Wedding arrangements Wedding arrangements
And I had one of those little round bun arrangements And I had one of those little round bun arrangements

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: An average ear of corn has 800 kernels, arranged in 16 rows.
    • Arrangement (Mus) A piece so adapted; a transcription; as, a pianoforte arrangement of Beethoven's symphonies; an orchestral arrangement of a song, an opera, or the like.
    • Arrangement Preparatory proceeding or measure; preparation; as, we have made arrangement for receiving company.
    • Arrangement Settlement; adjustment by agreement; as, the parties have made an arrangement between themselves concerning their disputes; a satisfactory arrangement.
    • Arrangement The act of arranging or putting in an orderly condition; the state of being arranged or put in order; disposition in suitable form.
    • Arrangement (Mus) The adaptation of a composition to voices or instruments for which it was not originally written.
    • Arrangement The manner or result of arranging; system of parts disposed in due order; regular and systematic classification; as, arrangement of one's dress; the Linnæan arrangement of plants.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: If you had fifteen books on a shelf and you arrange them in every possible combination, and if you made one change every minute, it would take you 2,487,996 years to do them all.
    • n arrangement The act of arranging or putting in proper order; the state of being put in order; disposition in suitable form. Specifically, in the fine arts, the combining of parts in a manner conformable to the character and aim of the design; composition.
    • n arrangement That which is disposed in order; a system of parts disposed in due order; any combination of parts or materials.
    • n arrangement The style or mode in which things are arranged.
    • n arrangement Preparatory measure or negotiation; previous disposition or plan; preparation: commonly in the plural: as, we have made arrangements for a journey.
    • n arrangement Final settlement; adjustment by agreement: as, the arrangement of a dispute.
    • n arrangement In music: The adaptation of a composition to voices or instruments, or to a purpose, for which it was not originally designed. A piece so adapted; a transcription: as, an orchestral arrangement of a song, an opera, or the like. Synonyms Classification, distribution.
    • n arrangement Structure, form.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Men's three pound is the most complex and orderly arrangement of matter known in the universe.
    • n Arrangement act of arranging: classification: settlement
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  • Marcelene Cox
    Marcelene Cox
    “Children in a family are like flowers in a bouquet: there's always one determined to face in an opposite direction from the way the arranger desires.”
  • Source Unknown
    Source Unknown
    “God knows best; he hasn't arranged your anatomy so as to make it easy for you to pat yourself on the back.”
  • John Sterling
    John Sterling
    “Toil, feel, think, hope; you will be sure to dream enough before you die, without arranging for it.”
  • Charles Dickens
    “Great men are seldom over-scrupulous in the arrangement of their attire.”
  • Lord Byron
    “Our thoughts take the wildest flight: Even at the moment when they should arrange themselves in thoughtful order.”
  • Charles De Montesquieu
    “Friendship is an arrangement by which we undertake to exchange small favors for big ones.”


Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Cf. F. arrangement,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
O. Fr. arangierà (—L. ad, to), and rangier, rengier. See Range.


In literature:

Borough electoral arrangements ran the full gamut from thoroughgoing democracy to the narrowest kind of oligarchy.
"The Governments of Europe" by Frederic Austin Ogg
In the beginning of December, Kafa began to make arrangements for his journey, and to complete the purchase of his slaves.
"Great African Travellers" by W.H.G. Kingston
Nothing could be better arranged for a widow's residence.
"Snarley-yow" by Frederick Marryat
Systematic Arrangement of House Articles and other Conveniences.
"A Treatise on Domestic Economy" by Catherine Esther Beecher
Have you arranged practical system for supplying troops in the event of Tekke Tepe ridge being secured?
"Gallipoli Diary, Volume 2" by Ian Hamilton
Oswald did not approve of this arrangement, but offered no objection.
"Oswald Langdon" by Carson Jay Lee
Especially useful and time-saving is this, where classes of books are arranged in alphabetical sequence.
"A Book for All Readers" by Ainsworth Rand Spofford
Biseriately: arranged in double rows or series.
"Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology" by John. B. Smith
Under the present household arrangement of Groby Park all the servants lived on board wages.
"Orley Farm" by Anthony Trollope
To my inquiry as to how the bear and I were to become acquainted, he replied that he had made all arrangements.
"Chatterbox, 1906" by Various

In poetry:

Their few effects, their meagre store
Is soon arranged; this being o'er
Toward Eden's bowers, now still in view,
They turn and bid a last adieu.
"Banishment Of Man From The Garden Of The Lord" by James Madison Bell
"I know not how it is with man,
Perhaps his nature is to change,
On finding consort fairer than—
But oh, I cannot so arrange
My nature's plan!
"Kadisha; Or, The First Jealousy" by Richard Doddridge Blackmore
The maker of Bonnets ferociously planned
A novel arrangement of bows:
While the Billiard-marker with quivering hand
Was chalking the tip of his nose.
"The Hunting Of The Snark " by Lewis Carroll
The maker of Bonnets ferociously planned
A novel arrangement of bows:
While the Billiard-marker with quivering hand
Was chalking the tip of his nose.
"Fit The Fourth - The Hunting" by Lewis Carroll
Loud-voiced, the masters of the chase
Arranged the huntsmen, high and low.
While banners streamed, and ox-tails flew,
We sought the prey on distant Gaou.
"Celebrating A Hunting Expedition" by Confucius
Somebody embroidered the doily.
Somebody waters the plant,
or oils it, maybe. Somebody
arranges the rows of cans
so that they softly say:
"Filling Station" by Elizabeth Bishop

In news:

Riemann Family Funeral Home of Gulfport is in charge of arrangements.
Arrangements are pending at Krill Funeral Home, Bryan.
Instead, quickly arrange the warm beans on a serving platter and top with the sauce you've prepared as the beans blanch .
Toronto's Owen Pallett, aka Final Fantasy, is also know for doing all the string arrangements for the Arcade Fire.
Arrange dates on a serving platter and garnish each with a mint leaf.
1) Arrange with other co-workers to bring in changes of clothing and throughout Friday, change, and baffle the staff.
Arrangements are by the Peterson-Johnson Funeral Home in Milaca.
A paleontologist says that the arrangement of and markings on bones of giant sea creatures in a Nevada desert indicates that they were devoured by a giant mollusc.
This bonsai arrangement is a ficus.
Arrangements by Foster & Lay Funeral Home, Tracy City, Tenn 931-592-3691.
Arrangements are incomplete at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Bernie.
Three bright red arrows arranged in a triangle formation, with one in front and two behind.
Arrangements are by J. Edward Blackburn Funeral Home Inc, Pleasantville.
Alireza Jafarzadeh arranges satellite images and maps allegedly showing the location of an industrial site near Tehran that produces components for centrifuges used to enrich uranium.
In an effort to get its shuttered plant running again, Century Aluminum has proposed an arrangement tying the rate it pays for electricity to the price of aluminum.

In science:

The typical diboride structure is the AlB2 lattice, which is composed of two parallel systems of flat layers.6 One layer contains boron atoms arranged in a honeycomb lattice like a graphene sheet (see Fig.1(a)).
Metal-Boron Nanotubes
Such an arrangement leads to a type of chemical bonding between the tubes that is analogous to what is found for planar forms of pure boron.
Metal-Boron Nanotubes
Hence, for the remainder of this paper, we focus on results for Al-B tubes arranged on a hexagonal superlattice.
Metal-Boron Nanotubes
Such an arrangement locks the tubes together in a gear-like fashion, and creates a local environment similar to that in crystalline AlB2 .
Metal-Boron Nanotubes
Each panel shows one unit cell of the hexagonal superlattice on which tubes are arranged.
Metal-Boron Nanotubes