Definition of Link

1. Noun. The means of connection between things linked in series.

Exact synonyms: Nexus
Generic synonyms: Linkage

2. Verb. Make a logical or causal connection. "I cannot relate these events at all"

3. Noun. A fastener that serves to join or connect. "The walls are held together with metal links placed in the wet mortar during construction"
Exact synonyms: Linkup, Tie, Tie-in
Specialized synonyms: Bridge, Nosepiece
Generic synonyms: Fastener, Fastening, Fixing, Holdfast
Derivative terms: Link Up, Tie, Tie

4. Verb. Connect, fasten, or put together two or more pieces. "Link arms"

5. Noun. The state of being connected. "The connection between church and state is inescapable"

6. Verb. Be or become joined or united or linked. "The travelers linked up again at the airport"
Exact synonyms: Connect, Join, Link Up, Unite
Specialized synonyms: Syndicate, Articulate, Complect, Interconnect, Interlink
Derivative terms: Connective, Joining, Jointure, Juncture, Linkage

7. Noun. A connecting shape.
Exact synonyms: Connection, Connexion
Generic synonyms: Form, Shape
Specialized synonyms: Node, Articulation, Join, Joint, Junction, Juncture

8. Verb. Link with or as with a yoke. "Yoke the oxen together"
Exact synonyms: Yoke
Category relationships: Animal Husbandry
Generic synonyms: Attach
Derivative terms: Yoke, Yoke, Yoke

9. Noun. A unit of length equal to 1/100 of a chain.
Generic synonyms: Linear Measure, Linear Unit
Group relationships: Chain

10. Noun. (computing) an instruction that connects one part of a program or an element on a list to another program or list.
Category relationships: Computer Programing, Computer Programming, Programing, Programming
Generic synonyms: Command, Instruction, Program Line, Statement
Specialized synonyms: Hyperlink

11. Noun. A channel for communication between groups. "He provided a liaison with the guerrillas"
Exact synonyms: Contact, Inter-group Communication, Liaison
Generic synonyms: Channel, Communication Channel, Line
Derivative terms: Contact

12. Noun. A two-way radio communication system (usually microwave); part of a more extensive telecommunication network.
Exact synonyms: Radio Link
Generic synonyms: Communication System
Specialized synonyms: Walkie-talkie, Walky-talky

13. Noun. An interconnecting circuit between two or more locations for the purpose of transmitting and receiving data.
Exact synonyms: Data Link
Generic synonyms: Circuit, Electric Circuit, Electrical Circuit

Definition of Link

1. n. A torch made of tow and pitch, or the like.

2. n. A single ring or division of a chain.

3. v. t. To connect or unite with a link or as with a link; to join; to attach; to unite; to couple.

4. v. i. To be connected.

5. n. A hill or ridge, as a sand hill, or a wooded or turfy bank between cultivated fields, etc.

Definition of Link

1. Proper noun. (context: rare) (diminutive=Lincoln male given name) ¹

2. Noun. A connection between places, persons, events, or things. ¹

3. Noun. One element of a chain or other connected series. ¹

4. Noun. (abbreviation of hyperlink) ¹

5. Noun. (computing) The connection between buses or systems. ¹

6. Noun. (mathematics) A space comprising one or more disjoint knots. ¹

7. Noun. (Sussex) a thin wild bank of land splitting two cultivated patches and often linking two hills. ¹

8. Verb. (transitive) To connect two or more things. ¹

9. Verb. (intransitive of a Web page) To contain a hyperlink to another page. ¹

10. Verb. (transitive Internet) To supply (somebody) with a hyperlink; to direct by means of a link. ¹

11. Noun. (obsolete) A torch, used to light dark streets. ¹

12. Verb. (Scotland) To skip or trip along smartly. ¹

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Definition of Link

1. to connect [v -ED, -ING, -S] : LINKABLE [adj] - See also: connect

Medical Definition of Link

1. To connect or unite with a link or as with a link; to join; to attach; to unite; to couple. "All the tribes and nations that composed it [the Roman Empire] were linked together, not only by the same laws and the same government, but by all the facilities of commodious intercourse, and of frequent communication." (Eustace) Origin: Linked; Linking. 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. "Links of iron." . "The link of brotherhood, by which One common Maker bound me to the kind." (Cowper) "And so by double links enchained themselves in lover's life." (Gascoigne) 3. Anything doubled and closed like a link; as, a link of horsehair. 4. 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. 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. 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. 7. 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. Origin: OE. Linke, AS. Hlence; akin to Sw. Lank ring of a chain, Dan. Laenke chain, Icel. Hlekkr; cf. G. Gelenk joint, link, ring of a chain, lenken to bend. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Link

lining cell
lining epithelium
linitis plastica
link-attached station
link-attached terminal
link doping
link editor
link editors
link exchange
link farm
link motion
link motions
link rot
link spam
link spams
link state
link time

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