Definition of Chainlike

1. Adjective. Having a chainlike form. "Catenulate bacterial cell colonies"

Exact synonyms: Catenulate
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Definition of Chainlike

1. Adjective. Having the form of a chain ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chainlike

chainages
chaincase
chaincases
chaine
chained
chaines
chainfall
chainfalls
chaingun
chainguns
chaining
chainings
chainless
chainlet
chainlets
chainlike (current term)
chainlink fence
chainmail
chainman
chainmen
chainplate
chainplates
chainring
chainrings
chains
chains of custody
chains of title
chainsaw
chainsaw consultant
chainsawed

Literary usage of Chainlike

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1. Elements of the Comparative Anatomy of Vertebrates by Gustav Mann, Walther Löb, Henry William Frederic Lorenz, Robert Wiedersheim, William Newton Parker, Thomas Jeffery Parker, Harry Clary Jones, Sunao Tawara, Leverett White Brownell, Max Julius Louis Le Blanc, Willis Rodney Whitney, John Wesley Brown, Wi (1907)
"99° CHS I Tertiary butyl alcohol, H8C —C —OH 82°.5 CH8 The normal compounds, or those with a chainlike structure, have the highest boiling-points. ..."

2. The Elements of Physical Chemistry by Harry Clary Jones (1915)
"5 CH8 The normal compounds, or those with a chainlike structure, have the highest boiling-points. The larger the number of side chains, the lower the ..."

3. The Diagnosis of Surgical Diseases by Eduard Albert (1902)
"... are of very frequent occurrence, forming the so-called chainlike tumours ... while the palpating finger detects only the beginning of this chainlike ..."

4. The Canadian Entomologist by Entomological Society of Canada (1863-1871), Entomological Society of Canada (1951- ), Entomological Society of Ontario (1899)
"Along the back is a chainlike series of angular brown lines forming diamond-shaped divisions. In the hinder angle of each division is a conspicuous white ..."

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