As nouns the difference between concatenation and catenation
is that concatenation
is (countable) a series of links united; a series or order of things depending on each other, as if linked together; a chain, a succession while catenation
is the act or process of catenating.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
(countable) A series of links united; a series or order of things depending on each other, as if linked together; a chain, a succession.
* 1927 , Albert Einstein, as quoted by H. G. Kessler in The Diary of a Cosmopolitan (1971)
(uncountable) The application of these series of links.
(programming) Operation of joining multiple character strings.
- Try and penetrate with our limited means the secrets of nature and you will find that, behind all the discernible concatenations , there remains something subtle, intangible and inexplicable.
The act or process of catenating.
(chemistry) The ability of a few elements, most especially carbon, to yield chains and rings by forming covalent bonds with atoms of the same element.