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Definitions of link

  1.   ( computing) an instruction that connects one part of a program or an element on a list to another program or list
  2.   To connect as by a link: to join in confederacy; to unite in a series.
  3.   the means of connection between things linked in series
  4.   A loop of a chain; a part of a series; connecting- bar of a machine.
  5.   One of the rings of a chain; part of a series; connexion; a torch.
  6.   To unite or connect as by a link; to be joined or connected.
  7.   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"
  8.   To connect by, or as by, a link.
  9.   A light or torch of pitch and tow.
  10.   A hill or ridge, as a sand hill, or a wooded or turfy bank between cultivated fields, etc.
  11.   A torch made of tow and pitch, or the like.
  12.   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"
  13.   a two- way radio communication system ( usually microwave); part of a more extensive telecommunication network
  14.   Anything doubled and closed like a link; as, a link of horsehair.
  15.   a channel for communication between groups; " he provided a liaison with the guerrillas"
  16.   To connect or unite with a link or as with a link; to join; to attach; to unite; to couple.
  17.   To be connected.
  18.   a fastener that serves to join or link; " the walls are held together with metal links placed in the wet mortar during construction"
  19.   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.
  20.   A single ring or division of a chain; single part of a connected series; as, a link in a chain of evidence; connection.
  21.   A torch made of tow or hards, & c., and pitch.
  22.   Sausages; - because linked together.
  23.   A ring of a chain; anything doubled and closed like a link; a bend in a river; anything connecting; a measure of 7. 92 inches.
  24.   A bond of affinity, or a unit of valence between atoms; - applied to a unit of chemical force or attraction.
  25.   To unite by a link; connect.
  26.   A single ring of a chain; a single part of a connected series.
  27.   A winding of a river; also, the ground along such a winding; a meander; - usually in pl.
  28.   To connect by links; unite.
  29.   Sand hills with the surrounding level or undulating land, such as occur along the seashore, a river bank, etc.
  30.   link with or as with a yoke; " yoke the oxen together"
  31.   the state of being connected; " the connection between church and state is inescapable"
  32.   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.
  33.   a connecting shape
  34.   an interconnecting circuit between two or more locations for the purpose of transmitting and receiving data
  35.   Something bent so as to form a joint: a ring of a chain: anything connecting: a single part of a series.
  36.   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.
  37.   A torch.
  38.   Any component of a web page that connects to another web page or another portion of the same web page. Clicking on underlined text or a graphic image activates most links. For example, if a user clicks on the words Financial Calculator or an image of a calculator, the user will be transported to a page that contains a calculator. Links are sometimes called " hyperlinks."
  39.   Hence, any such piece of ground where golf is played.
  40.   A single ring or division of a chain.
  41.   A torch of pitched rope or paper.
  42.   Hence: Anything, whether material or not, which binds together, or connects, separate things; a part of a connected series; a tie; a bond.
  43.   a unit of length equal to 1/ 100 of a chain
  44.   A sausage.
  45.   connect, fasten, or put together two or more pieces; " Can you connect the two loudspeakers?"; " Tie the ropes together"; " Link arms"
  46.   To unite or connect by something, as by a link; to connect.

Quotes of link

  1. We met with the poet Frank O'Hara, who was a link between Upper and Lower Bohemia, and who worked at the Museum of Modern Art, where we had hoped to do the readings. – David Amram
  2. The link between my experience as an entrepreneur and that of a politician is all in one word: freedom. – Silvio Berlusconi
  3. Among peoples who are geographically grouped together like the peoples of Europe there must exist a sort of federal link It is this link which I wish to endeavour to establish. – Aristide Briand
  4. Using MO to link crimes can be problematic. – Pat Brown
  5. It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link of the chain of destiny can be handled at a time. – Winston Churchill
  6. Judges are the weakest link in our system of justice, and they are also the most protected. – Alan Dershowitz
  7. America's highways, roads, bridges, are an indispensable part of our lives. They link one end of our nation to the other. We use them each and every day, for every conceivable purpose. – Christopher Dodd
  8. A chain is no stronger than its weakest link and life is after all a chain. – William James
  9. A list is only as strong as its weakest link – Donald Knuth
  10. When you've grown sick of reading and bug -eyed from watching TV, when your friends are all visited out, no words can adequately praise the link to the outside world provided by your parents and family. – Lance Loud
  11. We deny and have always denied having the slightest link with al -Qaeda. – Aslan Maskhadov
  12. I was concerned about the link between crime and politics, and I figured out the only way I could do something about it was to get into politics. – Bill Scott
  13. To understand why dictators have a problem with making peace- or at least a genuine peace- the link between the nature of a regime and its external behavior must be understood. – Natan Sharansky
  14. It's not difficult in South Africa for the ordinary person to see the link between capitalism and racist exploitation, and when one sees the link one immediately thinks in terms of a socialist alternative. – Joe Slovo
  15. The individual source of the statistics may easily be the weakest link – Josiah Stamp

Usage examples for link

  1. My excuse for dwelling upon him is, that he holds the link of my story. ” – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  2. “ " There is a link sir," answered Ayscough. ” – The Orange-Yellow Diamond by J. S. Fletcher
  3. Pretty soon, when he gets loosened up, he'll let out a link or two and burn a few across. ” – Lefty Locke Pitcher-Manager by Burt L. Standish
  4. Now, Link what do you study? ” – Someone Comes to Town, Someone Leaves Town by Cory Doctorow
  5. Who dares link the word traitor with my name? ” – Unknown to History A Story of the Captivity of Mary of Scotland by Charlotte M. Yonge
  6. There is no ring, but a link rather larger than the rest, is passed round the bar. ” – The Care of Books by John Willis Clark
  7. Several times he thought Link turned and looked toward the door. ” – The City of Fire by Grace Livingston Hill
  8. “ " And, besides, we are not altogether strangers," he goes on, lightly; " that day on the river is a link between us, isn't it?" ” – Rossmoyne by Unknown
  9. “ I have to- night discovered a link between the mansion as you know it and an earlier house whose timbers may indeed hide the bones of that British soldier. ” – The Siege of the Seven Suitors by Meredith Nicholson
  10. This is the first link in my chain of evidence that has to be left unfinished, to my sorrow. ” – Sixty Years of California Song by Margaret Blake-Alverson
  11. “ I want to link you with my life in every way I can because I love you. ” – The Trumpeter Swan by Temple Bailey
  12. Also they seemed a link between me and home. ” – Montezuma's Daughter by H. Rider Haggard
  13. Eleven is a sacred number, and I don't like for Belle and me to break the link by not being friends. ” – Phyllis by Maria Thompson Daviess
  14. It is born of my love for you, and seems to link me, and you with me, to all these strangers, to all men and women, to everything that lives. ” – The Garden Of Allah by Robert Hichens
  15. That you should keep what you have not yet returned; that little link with the past- the ribbon favour, Christabel. ” – By Wit of Woman by Arthur W. Marchmont
  16. So while the giant stood with outstretched hands, the other filed through a link at the middle of the chain, and together the four men left the baggage room and went into the outer office. ” – A Pagan of the Hills by Charles Neville Buck
  17. What a link between us two, Mr. Ibbetson, already linked by such memories! ” – Peter Ibbetson by George Du Maurier
  18. “ " This is where we link arms with trouble," observed Miss Briggs, with a shake of the head. ” – Grace Harlowe's Overland Riders on the Great American Desert by Jessie Graham Flower
  19. “ " A quirt would only make him crazy," he thought; and he grinned as he saw that Brevoort's horse had let out a link or two to catch up with its mate. ” – The Ridin' Kid from Powder River by Henry Herbert Knibbs
  20. Dead folks don't set, and livin' folks kin stand, and Link he kin set quiet. ” – The Atlantic Book of Modern Plays by Various

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