Pronunciation: (u-rā'),[key] —v.t. 1. to place in proper or desired order; marshal: Napoleon arrayed his troops for battle. 2. to clothe with garments, esp. of an ornamental kind; dress up; deck out: She arrayed herself in furs and diamonds.
—n. 1. order or arrangement, as of troops drawn up for battle.
2. military force, esp. a body of troops.
3. a large and impressive grouping or organization of things: He couldn't dismiss the array of facts. 4. regular order or arrangement; series: an array of figures. 5. a large group, number, or quantity of people or things: an impressive array of scholars; an imposing array of books. 6. attire; dress: in fine array. 7. an arrangement of interrelated objects or items of equipment for accomplishing a particular task: thousands of solar cells in one vast array. 8. Math.,Statistics. a. an arrangement of a series of terms according to value, as from largest to smallest.
b. an arrangement of a series of terms in some geometric pattern, as in a matrix.
9. Computers.a block of related data elements, each of which is usually identified by one or more subscripts.
10. Radio.See antenna array.