Grouping


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grouping

[′grüp·iŋ]
(communications)
Periodic error in the spacing of recorded lines in a facsimile system.

Grouping

Arrangement of the major architectural forms of a building; such as a main structure plus its wings, or the arrangement of elements on the facade.
References in classic literature ?
There is something sinister to a seaman in the very grouping of the letters which form this word, clear in its meaning, and seldom threatening in vain.
We shall reach, however, more immediately a distinct conception of what the true Poetry is, by mere reference to a few of the simple elements which induce in the Poet himself the poetical effect He recognizes the ambrosia which nourishes his soul in the bright orbs that shine in Heaven--in the volutes of the flower--in the clustering of low shrubberies--in the waving of the grain-fields--in the slanting of tall eastern trees -- in the blue distance of mountains -- in the grouping of clouds-- in the twinkling of half-hidden brooks--in the gleaming of silver rivers --in the repose of sequestered lakes--in the star-mirroring depths of lonely wells.
But the joys of life were grouping themselves anew.