Translation of array in Spanish:

array

Pronunciation: /əˈreɪ/

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 countable/numerable (range, display) selección (feminine), despliegue (masculine) a wonderful array of exotic dishes una selección de platos exóticos que era una fiesta para los ojos a whole array of tricky issues toda una serie de problemas peliagudos
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    • Judges sit in the audience looking at an impressive array of films ranging from TV commercials to animation for the Internet, from episodes of TV series to indie works.
    • The FanFest is part museum, part amusement park and part carnival, with a vast array of displays, presentations, games and interactive activities.
    • It has performed a vast array of productions ranging from drama plays, cabarets, pantos, and Gilbert and Sullivan Operettas to hit musicals like Carousel, Anything Goes and My Fair Lady.
    1.2 countable/numerable [Computing/Informática] [Mathematics/Matemáticas] matriz (feminine)
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    • A matrix is a rectangular array of symbols, usually numbers, neatly arranged in columns and rows.
    • Equivalently, physicists can represent a given quantum system by a matrix - a square array of whole numbers.
    • He describes matrix multiplication (which he thinks of as composition so he has not yet reached the concept of matrix algebra) and the inverse of a matrix in the particular context of the arrays of coefficients of quadratic forms.
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    • The new sensor allows the user to communicate with each sensor element of the array by computer.
    • Wolfram first formulated these ideas in studies of cellular automata - geometric arrays of minimalist computing elements, called cells.
    • A SAN is composed of servers or workstations and storage devices such as disk arrays or tape subsystems that are connected by a network infrastructure.
    1.3 countable/numerable [Military/Militar] formación (feminine) in battle array en orden de batalla
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    • His legionnaires marched in full battle array, incorporated an advance guard, and maintained tactical integrity on the move.
    • Gone is the need for massed arrays of troops in static positions waiting to confront a Soviet attack in Western Europe as during the Cold War years.
    • Military forces conducting operations must anticipate encountering an array of friendly, hostile, and neutral persons within the three blocks.
    1.4 uncountable/no numerable (attire) [literary/literario] in their full array en traje de gala or ceremonia
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    • Behind these were many ranks of pixies, gnomes and nymphs, and in the rear a thousand beautiful fairies floated along in gorgeous array.

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