Definition of Group. Meaning of Group. Synonyms of Group

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Definition of Group

Group
Group Group, n. [F groupe, It. gruppo, groppo, cluster, bunch, packet, group; of G. origin: cf. G. krepf craw, crop, tumor, bunch. See Crop, n.] 1. A cluster, crowd, or throng; an assemblage, either of persons or things, collected without any regular form or arrangement; as, a group of men or of trees; a group of isles. 2. An assemblage of objects in a certain order or relation, or having some resemblance or common characteristic; as, groups of strata. 3. (Biol.) A variously limited assemblage of animals or plants, having some resemblance, or common characteristics in form or structure. The term has different uses, and may be made to include certain species of a genus, or a whole genus, or certain genera, or even several orders. 4. (Mus.) A number of eighth, sixteenth, etc., notes joined at the stems; -- sometimes rather indefinitely applied to any ornament made up of a few short notes.
Group
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.

Meaning of Group from wikipedia

- A group is a number of people or things that are located, gathered, or cl****ed together. Cultural group, a group whose members share the same cultural...
- In mathematics, a group is a set equipped with a binary operation that combines any two elements to form a third element in such a way that three conditions...
- psychology, an in-group is a social group to which a person psychologically identifies as being a member. By contrast, an out-group is a social group with which...
- touring car racing and rallying. In contrast to the short-lived Group B and Group C, the Group A referred to production-derived vehicles limited in terms of...
- Groupers are fish of any of a number of genera in the subfamily Epinephelinae of the family Serranidae, in the order Perciformes. Not all serranids are...
- A minority group, by its original definition, refers to a group of people whose practices, race, religion, ethnicity, or other characteristics are lesser...
- functional group is a substituent or moiety in a molecule that causes the molecule's characteristic chemical reactions. The same functional group will undergo...
- In phylogenetics, a sister group or sister taxon comprises the closest relative(s) of another given unit in an evolutionary tree. The expression is most...
- In mathematics, physics and chemistry, a space group is the symmetry group of a configuration in space, usually in three dimensions. In three dimensions...
- A girl group is a music act featuring several female singers who generally harmonize together. The term "girl group" is also used in a narrower sense in...
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