Pronunciation: lĭņk
n.1.A torch made of tow and pitch, or the like.
1.A single ring or division of a chain.
2.Hence: Anything, whether material or not, which binds together, or connects, separate things; a part of a connected series; a tie; a bond.
3.Anything doubled and closed like a link; as, a link of horsehair.
4.(Kinematics) Any one of the several elementary pieces of a mechanism, as the fixed frame, or a rod, wheel, mass of confined liquid, etc., by which relative motion of other parts is produced and constrained.
5.(Mach.) Any intermediate rod or piece for transmitting force or motion, especially a short connecting rod with a bearing at each end; specifically (Steam Engine), the slotted bar, or connecting piece, to the opposite ends of which the eccentric rods are jointed, and by means of which the movement of the valve is varied, in a link motion.
6.(Surveying) The length of one joint of Gunter's chain, being the hundredth part of it, or 7.92 inches, the chain being 66 feet in length. Cf. Chain, n., 4.
7.(Chem.) A bond of affinity, or a unit of valence between atoms; - applied to a unit of chemical force or attraction.
8.Sausages; - because linked together.
1.A hill or ridge, as a sand hill, or a wooded or turfy bank between cultivated fields, etc.
2.A winding of a river; also, the ground along such a winding; a meander; - usually in pl.
3.Sand hills with the surrounding level or undulating land, such as occur along the seashore, a river bank, etc.
4.Hence, any such piece of ground where golf is played; a golf course.
v. t.1.To connect or unite with a link or as with a link; to join; to attach; to unite; to couple.
[imp. & p. p. Linked (lĭņkt); p. pr. & vb. n. Linking.]
v. i.1.To be connected.
Noun1.Linklink - the means of connection between things linked in series
Synonyms: nexus
2.link - a fastener that serves to join or link; "the walls are held together with metal links placed in the wet mortar during construction"
Synonyms: linkup, tie-in, tie
3.link - the state of being connected; "the connection between church and state is inescapable"
4.link - a connecting shape
5.link - a unit of length equal to 1/100 of a chain
6.link - (computing) an instruction that connects one part of a program or an element on a list to another program or list
7.link - a channel for communication between groups; "he provided a liaison with the guerrillas"
8.link - a two-way radio communication system (usually microwave); part of a more extensive telecommunication network
Synonyms: radio link
9.link - an interconnecting circuit between two or more locations for the purpose of transmitting and receiving data
Synonyms: data link
Verb1.link - make a logical or causal connection; "I cannot connect these two pieces of evidence in my mind"; "colligate these facts"; "I cannot relate these events at all"
2.link - connect, fasten, or put together two or more pieces; "Can you connect the two loudspeakers?"; "Tie the ropes together"; "Link arms"
Synonyms: connect, link up, tie
3.link - be or become joined or united or linked; "The two streets connect to become a highway"; "Our paths joined"; "The travelers linked up again at the airport"
Synonyms: link up, connect, unite, join
4.link - link with or as with a yoke; "yoke the oxen together"
Synonyms: yoke
1.(file system)link - hard link or symbolic link.
2.(hypertext)link - hyperlink.
accord, accouple, accumulate, addition, adjunct, affairs, affiliation, affinity, agent, agglutinate, alliance, ally, amass, ankle, appendage, apply, approximation, arm, articulate, articulation, assemblage, assemble, associate, association, band, be continuous, bind, bond, bough, boundary, bracket, branch, bridge, bridge over, broker, bunch, bunch up, butt, catenate, cement, cervix, chain, clap together, clinch, closeness, closure, clot, cluster, collect, combination, combine, come together, component, comprise, concatenate, conglobulate, congregate, conjoin, conjugate, connect, connect up, connectedness, connecting link, connecting rod, constituent, contiguity, continuate, continue, contrariety, converge, copulate, correlate, cover, cresset, crowd, date, dealings, deduction, disjunction, distributor, dovetail, draw a parallel, elbow, element, embrace, encompass, equate, filiation, flambeau, flaming torch, flare, flock together, flow together, forgather, form a series, fuse, fusee, gang around, gang up, gather, gather around, gliding joint, glue, go-between, hand, herd together, hinge, hinged joint, hip, hive, homology, horde, huddle, identify, identify with, imp, include, intercourse, interdependence, interface, intermediary, intermedium, interrelate, intimacy, jobber, join, joining, joint, junction, knee, knot, knuckle, lay together, league, leg, liaison, ligament, ligature, limb, link up, linkage, linking, lobe, lobule, lump together, maintain continuity, marry, marshal, mass, mediary, mediator, medium, meet, member, merge, middleman, mill, miter, mobilize, mortise, muster, mutual attraction, nearness, neck, nexus, offshoot, organ, pair, parallel, parallelize, piece together, pinion, pivot, pivot joint, propinquity, proximity, put together, rabbet, rally, rally around, ramification, rapport, relate, relatedness, relation, relations, relationship, relativize, rendezvous, roll into one, run on, runner, scarf, scion, seam, seethe, shoulder, signal flare, similarity, solder, span, splice, spray, sprig, spur, stick together, stitch, stream, string, string together, surge, suture, swarm, switch, sympathy, symphysis, tail, take in, tape, tendril, thread, throng, tie, tie rod, tie-in, tie-up, toggle, toggle joint, torch, twig, unify, union, vinculum, wed, weld, wholesaler, wing, wrist, yoke
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-- Link --
Link Access Procedure on the D channel
Link Access Protocol Balanced
Link Access Protocol for Modems
Link Control Protocol
link farm
link loader
Link motion
link rot
Link State Routing Protocol
Link trainer
link up
link-attached station
link-attached terminal
linkage editor
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