What is group?

  • (noun): A set that is closed, associative, has an identity element and every element has an inverse.
    Synonyms: mathematical group
    See also — Additional definitions below

Group

A group is a number of things or persons being in some relation to one another.

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Yuppie - History
... Bob Greene published a story about a business networking group founded in 1982 by the former radical leader Jerry Rubin, formerly of the Youth International Party (whose members were called yippies) Greene ... was then used to describe a political demographic group of socially liberal but fiscally conservative voters favoring his candidacy ... or Yuppies, no one likes to be neatly lumped into some group" ...
8 Ball Bunny - Censorship
... is edited to remove the part where one of the natives runs to warn the group of "bwana" Humphrey Bogart coming and the group scattering ... with a frozen shot of Bogart's feet while the sound of the group muttering and fleeing was heard ...
67th Network Warfare Wing - Units
67th Network Warfare Group, (Lackland Air Force Base, Texas) The group tailors multi-source intelligence, electronic warfare and communications security products for national decision ... The group also participates with Air Force Special Operations Command, providing customized intelligence products for their missions. 26th Network Operations Group, (Lackland Air Force Base, Texas) The 26th Network Operations Group employs four operational squadrons worldwide, providing Air ...
Group Homomorphism
... In mathematics, given two groups (G, *) and (H, ·), a group homomorphism from (G, *) to (H, ·) is a function h G → H such that for all u and v in G it holds that where the group ... to inverses in the sense that Hence one can say that h "is compatible with the group structure" ... A more recent trend is to write group homomorphisms on the right of their arguments, omitting brackets, so that h(x) becomes simply x h ...
U2
... Formed in 1976, the group consists of Bono (vocals and guitar), The Edge (guitar, keyboards, and vocals), Adam Clayton (bass guitar), and Larry Mullen, Jr ... Throughout the group's musical pursuits, they have maintained a sound built on melodic instrumentals, highlighted by The Edge's timbrally varied guitar sounds and Bono's ... criticism of their earnest image and musical direction, the group reinvented themselves with their 1991 hit album Achtung Baby and the accompanying Zoo TV Tour ...

More definitions of "group":

  • (verb): Form a group or group together.
    Synonyms: aggroup
  • (noun): Any number of entities (members) considered as a unit.
    Synonyms: grouping
  • (verb): Arrange into a group or groups.
    Example: "Can you group these shapes together?"
  • (noun): (chemistry) two or more atoms bound together as a single unit and forming part of a molecule.
    Synonyms: radical, chemical group

Famous quotes containing the word group:

    The boys think they can all be athletes, and the girls think they can all be singers. That’s the way to fame and success. ...as a group blacks must give up their illusions.
    Kristin Hunter (b. 1931)

    Jury—A group of twelve men who, having lied to the judge about their hearing, health, and business engagements, have failed to fool him.
    —H.L. (Henry Lewis)

    The conflict between the need to belong to a group and the need to be seen as unique and individual is the dominant struggle of adolescence.
    Jeanne Elium (20th century)