chain

Noun
  • A series of things depending on each other as if linked together (synset 108392981)
  • (chemistry) a series of linked atoms (generally in an organic molecule) (synset 109263527)
  • A series of (usually metal) rings or links fitted into one another to make a flexible ligament (synset 103003017)
  • (business) a number of similar establishments (stores or restaurants or banks or hotels or theaters) under one ownership (synset 108074652)
  • Anything that acts as a restraint (synset 103003540)
  • A unit of length (synset 113674612)
  • British biochemist (born in Germany) who isolated and purified penicillin, which had been discovered in 1928 by Sir Alexander Fleming (1906-1979) (synset 110910781)
  • A series of hills or mountains (synset 109426609)
  • A linked or connected series of objects (synset 103003625)
  • A necklace made by stringing objects together (synset 103003364)
Verb
  • Connect or arrange into a chain by linking (synset 201467560)
  • Fasten or secure with chains (synset 201291239)

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