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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Group  \Group\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Grouped};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Grouping}.]  [Cf.  F.  grouper.  See  {Group},  n.] 
  To  form  a  group  of  to  arrange  or  combine  in  a  group  or  in 
  groups,  often  with  reference  to  mutual  relation  and  the  best 
  effect;  to  form  an  assemblage  of 
 
  The  difficulty  lies  in  drawing  and  disposing,  or  as 
  the  painters  term  it  in  grouping  such  a  multitude  of 
  different  objects.  --Prior. 
 
  {Grouped  columns}  (Arch.),  three  or  more  columns  placed  upon 
  the  same  pedestal. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Grouping  \Group"ing\,  n.  (Fine  Arts) 
  The  disposal  or  relative  arrangement  of  figures  or  objects, 
  as  in  drawing,  painting,  and  sculpture,  or  in  ornamental 
  design. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  grouping 
  n  1:  any  number  of  entities  (members)  considered  as  a  unit  [syn: 
  {group}] 
  2:  the  activity  of  putting  things  together  in  groups 
  3:  a  system  for  classifying  things  into  groups  [syn:  {pigeonholing}] 




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