A group of atoms, often of the same element, bound together in a line, branched line, or ring to form a molecule. &diamf3; In a straight chain , each of the constituent atoms is attached to other single atoms, not to groups of atoms. &diamf3; In a branched chain , side groups are attached to the chain. &diamf3; In a closed chain , the atoms are arranged in the shape of a ring.
(--- Football) The linemen considered as a group.
A group of things of the same kind that belong together and are so used:
(Archaic) A list or roll.
A number or grouping of things in the same category or within specified limits:
A series of names, words, numbers, etc. set forth in order; catalog, roll, etc.
(Sports) A group of players ranked according to ability within a team:
The number of elements in a finite group.
The order in which this occurs
(Ecology) The gradual replacement of one type of ecological community by another in the same area, involving a series of orderly changes, especially in the dominant vegetation, and often resulting in the establishment of a climax community.
(Mathematics) A set with an operation whose domain is all ordered pairs of members of the set, such that the operation is binary (operates on two elements) and associative, the set contains the identity element of the operation, and each element of the set has an inverse element for the operation. The positive and negative integers and zero form a set that is a group under the operation of ordinary addition, since zero is the identity element of addition and the negative of each integer is its inverse. Groups are used extensively in quantum physics and chemistry to model phenomena involving symmetry and invariance.
A group of related things intended to be used together; a set.
The systematic grouping of organisms according to the structural or evolutionary relationships among them. Organisms are normally classified by observed similarities in their body and cell structure or by evolutionary relationships based on the analysis of sequences of their DNA.
The definition of a tier is someone who ties things.
Suit means a collection or set of things.
A system of ordered marks at fixed intervals used as a reference standard in measurement:
(Comput.) A group of two or more logically related elements, identified by a single name and usually stored in consecutive storage locations in main memory
Any degree or relative position in an order or series.
A sequence or succession.
An extension by which something is carried to a further point:
A complete body of prescribed studies constituting a curriculum:
(Math.) A sequence of numbers, each of which is obtained from its predecessor by the same rule
Such a line drawn on a map or globe
A regular, customary course or circuit, as by a watchman of a station, a doctor of hospital patients, a drinker of a number of bars, etc.
A straight course or short distance followed by an aircraft before dropping a bomb on a target.
A line or long, thin mark; stripe or smear, generally differing in color or texture from the surrounding area
A novel, story, film, etc. published or presented in serial form
a periodical that appears at scheduled times
(Narratology) A narrative that is written after another narrative set in the same universe, especially a narrative that is chronologically set after its predecessors, or (perhaps improper usage) any narrative that has a preceding narrative of its own.
- Chain refers to a series in which there is a definite relationship of cause and effect or some other logical connection a chain of ideas
- Succession merely implies a following of one thing after another, without any necessary connection between them a succession of errors
- Sequence emphasizes a closer relationship between the things, such as logical or casual connection, numerical order, etc. the sequence of events
- Series applies to a number of similar, more or less related things following one another in time or place a series of concerts
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