concatenation

Part of speech: noun

A chain - like series.

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Usage examples "concatenation":

  1. Life, so far as the scientific observer can be sure of it, and so far as the artist can control it for representation, is a picture or series of pictures, a dramatic scene or a concatenation of dramatic scenes. - "The George Sand-Gustave Flaubert Letters", George Sand, Gustave Flaubert Translated by A.L. McKensie.
  2. The calm atmosphere, the warmth and quiet of the room, in which he broke his bread and sipped his wine, whilst old Jem stretched by the hearth gazed at him with yellow up- turned eyes full of lazy inquiry concerning this departure from the usual nightly regularity; the serene placidity of the scene indoors as contrasting with the angry voices of elements without, answered to the peace- the strange peace- that filled the man's soul, even in the midst of such uncongenial memories as now rose up before him in vivid concatenation. - "The Light of Scarthey", Egerton Castle.
  3. The Aristotelian Logic was framed in response to this order: its main aim was to devise instruments for making clear the coherence, the concatenation, the mutual implication of current beliefs. - "Logic, Inductive and Deductive", William Minto.