1. the state of being linked together as in a chain; union in a linked series
Derivationally related forms: ↑concatenate
Hypernyms: ↑connection, ↑link, ↑connectedness
2. the linking together of a consecutive series of symbols or events or ideas etc

it was caused by an improbable concatenation of circumstances

Hypernyms: ↑connection, ↑connexion, ↑connectedness
3. a series of things depending on each other as if linked together

the chain of command


a complicated concatenation of circumstances

Syn: ↑chain
Derivationally related forms: ↑catenulate (for: ↑chain), ↑catenate (for: ↑chain)
Hypernyms: ↑series
Hyponyms: ↑catena, ↑daisy chain
4. the act of linking together as in a series or chain
Derivationally related forms: ↑concatenate
Hypernyms: ↑joining, ↑connection, ↑connexion

Useful english dictionary. 2012.


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  • Concatenation — Con*cat e*na tion ( n[=a] sh[u^]n), n. [L. concatenatio.] A series of links united; a series or order of things depending on each other, as if linked together; a chain, a succession. [1913 Webster] The stoics affirmed a fatal, unchangeable… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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