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catena

a connected series, esp of patristic comments on the Bible
Collins Discovery Encyclopedia, 1st edition © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

catena

(kă-tee -nă) (plural: catenae) a chain of craters. The word is used in the approved name of such a surface feature on a planet or satellite.
Collins Dictionary of Astronomy © Market House Books Ltd, 2006

catena

[kə′tē·nə]
(computer science)
A series of data items that appears in a chained list.
(geology)
A group of soils derived from uniform or similar parent material which nonetheless show variations in type because of differences in topography or drainage.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.