Definition of chains. Meaning of chains. Synonyms of chains
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Definition of chains
chain Pattern box, chain, or cylinder (Figure Weaving),
devices, in a loom, for presenting several shuttles to the
picker in the proper succession for forming the figure.
(a) A set of samples on a card.
(b) (Weaving) One of the perforated cards in a Jacquard
Pattern reader, one who arranges textile patterns.
Pattern wheel (Horology), a count-wheel. ChainChain Chain, v. t. [imp. p. p. Chained (ch[=a]nd); p. pr. &
vb. n. Chaining.]
1. To fasten, bind, or connect with a chain; to fasten or
bind securely, as with a chain; as, to chain a bulldog.
Chained behind the hostile car. --Prior.
2. To keep in slavery; to enslave.
And which more blest? who chained his country, say
Or he whose virtue sighed to lose a day? --Pope.
3. To unite closely and strongly.
And in this vow do chain my soul to thine. --Shak.
4. (Surveying) To measure with the chain.
5. To protect by drawing a chain across, as a harbor.
Meaning of chain from wikipedia
- [[image:broad chain
closeup.jpg, thumb, a broad metal chain
made of [[torus]]-shaped links.]]
with diamond shaped
link pins.jpg, thumb, a metal chain
with diamond shaped
to: chain programming language chain
(industry standard), an acronym
home appliances interoperating
- chain stores
are retail outlets
management, and usually
have standardized business methods
- roller chain
or bush roller chain
is the type of chain drive
used for transmission
of mechanical power
on many kinds
- a chain
is a unit of length
. it measures
66 feet , or 22 yards
, or 100 links
or 4 rods (20.1168 m ). there
are 10 chains
- a markov chain
(discrete-time markov chain
or dtmc) named after andrey markov
, is a mathematical system
that undergoes transitions
- a bicycle chain
is a roller chain
that transfers power
from the pedal
s to the drive- wheel
of a bicycle
, thus propelling
- sometimes called
an island group
chain, is a chain
s. the word archipelago
from the greek
- chain drive
is a way of transmitting mechanical power
from one place
to another. it is often
used to convey power
to the wheels
- the physical properties
of a polymer
are strongly dependent
on the size or length
of the polymer chain
for example, as chain length