Concatenate definition

kŏn-kătn-āt, kən-
To connect or link in a series or chain.
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(computers) To arrange (strings of characters) into a chained list.
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Linked together; connected.
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To link together or join, as in a chain.
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To link structures together. Concatenating files appends one file to another. In speech synthesis, units of speech called "phonemes" (k, sh, ch, etc.) are concatenated to produce meaningful sounds. See concatenating text files.
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To join or link together, as though in a chain.
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Computer instruction to join two strings together.

Concatenating "Man" with " is mortal" gives "Man is mortal"

The Unix program cat is used to concatenate and display files. Its name comes from the word catenate.

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Connected or linked in a series.
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Origin of concatenate

  • Late Latin concatēnāre concatēnāt- com- com- catēnāre to bind (from Latin catēna chain)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From the perfect passive participle stem of Latin concatēnāre (“to link or chain together”), from con (“with”) + catēnō (“chain, bind”), from catēna (“a chain”).

    From Wiktionary