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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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. 
 
  The  stoics  affirmed  a  fatal,  unchangeable  concatenation 
  of  causes,  reaching  even  to  the  illicit  acts  of  man's 
  will  --South. 
 
  A  concatenation  of  explosions.  --W.  Irving. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  concatenation 
  n  1:  the  state  of  being  linked  together  as  in  a  chain;  union  in  a 
  linked  series 
  2:  the  linking  together  of  a  consecutive  series  of  symbols  or 
  events  or  ideas  etc  "it  was  cause  by  an  improbable 
  concatenation  of  circumstances" 
  3:  a  series  of  things  depending  on  each  other  as  if  linked 
  together:  "the  chain  of  command";  "a  complicated 
  concatenation  of  circumstances"  [syn:  {chain}] 
  4:  the  act  of  linking  together  as  in  a  series  or  chain 




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