list-n; 5 Senses

Sense Number 1: a sequence of items grouped together, physically or conceptually

Commentary: LIST[+document][+written][+sequence][+item] [+relation][+membership][+shared][+group][+element]
NOTE: Often is written down, but need not be.

Examples:
Did you see my grocery list on the kitchen counter?
The minister is probably on the hit list of the insurgents.
"He's making a list, he's checking it twice, gonna find out who's naught or nice."
I asked the clerk for a price list for the different models of computers.
The teacher read names aloud from the class list.
Spending a year in Italy is on Mary's wish list of things to do in her life.
I don't see his name on the list of conference attendees.
Vivaldi's 'Four Seasons' is frequently on the play list of classical radio stations.

Mappings:
WordNet 0.0 Sense Numbers: 1a, b

Sense Number 2: a computer data structure, an array of values

Commentary: LIST[+structure][+data][+computer][+sequence][+element]
NOTE: is a sequence, as in Sense 1, but explicitly refers to computer software data structures

Examples:
The LISP programming language uses lists as fundamental data structures.
This Perl array is initialized to a list of values which are the days of the week.

Mappings:
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1

Sense Number 3: a physical state of leaning or tilting, e.g., as with a ship

Commentary: LIST[+state][+physical][+tilted]

Examples:
There is a definite list to that tanker sitting in the harbor.
The drunkard walked down the street with a list.
The Tower of Pisa has a noticeable list.

Mappings:
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2

Sense Number 4: an enclosure used for jousting tournaments

Commentary: LIST[+enclosure][+tournament][+jousting]
NOTE: always in the plural

Examples:
The tour guide pointed out where the lists had been for the jousting between the King's knights.

Mappings:
WordNet 0.0 Sense Numbers: 2

Sense Number 5: the edge of a piece of fabric, selvage

Commentary: LIST[+strip][+edge][+fabric][+selvedge]

Examples:
Pin the list of the fabric under 1/4 inch before stitching it.

Mappings:
WordNet 0.0 Sense Numbers: 3