Definition of Chain. Meaning of Chain. Synonyms of Chain

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Definition of Chain

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. Pattern card. (a) A set of samples on a card. (b) (Weaving) One of the perforated cards in a Jacquard apparatus. Pattern reader, one who arranges textile patterns. Pattern wheel (Horology), a count-wheel.
Chain
Chain 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

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- "The Chain" is a song by the British-American rock band Fleetwood Mac, released on their critically acclaimed, best-selling album Rumours. It is the only...
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- A Markov chain is "a stochastic model describing a sequence of possible events in which the probability of each event depends only on the state attained...
- A value chain is a set of activities that a firm operating in a specific industry performs in order to deliver a valuable product or service for the market...
- A food chain is a linear network of links in a food web starting from producer organisms (such as gr**** or trees which use radiation from the Sun to make...
- In commerce, supply-chain management (SCM), the management of the flow of goods and services, involves the movement and storage of raw materials, of work-in-process...
- A supply chain is a system of organizations, people, activities, information, and resources involved in moving a product or service from supplier to customer...
- The term kill chain was originally used as a military concept related to the structure of an attack; consisting of target identification, force dispatch...
- The chain is a unit of length equal to 66 feet (22 yards). It is subdivided into 100 links or 4 rods. There are 10 chains in a furlong, and 80 chains in...
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