Con·cat·e·na·tion n. A series of links united; a series or order of things depending on each other, as if linked together; a chain, a succession.
The stoics affirmed a fatal, unchangeable concatenation of causes, reaching even to the illicit acts of man's will. --South.
A concatenation of explosions. --W. Irving.
n 1: the state of being linked together as in a chain; union in a
2: the linking together of a consecutive series of symbols or
events or ideas etc; "it was caused by an improbable
concatenation of circumstances"
3: a series of things depending on each other as if linked
together; "the chain of command"; "a complicated
concatenation of circumstances" [syn: chain]
4: the act of linking together as in a series or chain