Concatenation vs Catenation - What's the difference?

concatenation | catenation |


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.

concatenation

English

(Wikipedia)

Noun

  • (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)
  • 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.
  • (uncountable) The application of these series of links.
  • (programming) Operation of joining multiple character strings.
  • See also

    * concatenate

    catenation

    English

    Noun

    (wikipedia catenation)
  • 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.
  • See also

    *organic chemistry