Definition of Chain. Meaning of Chain. Synonyms of Chain

Definition of Chain. Meaning of Chain. Synonyms of Chain

Here you will find one or more explanations in English for the word Chain. Also in the bottom left of the page several parts of wikipedia pages related to the word Chain and, of course, Chain synonyms and on the right images related to the word Chain.

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

- A chain is a serial ****embly of connected pieces, called links, typically made of metal, with an overall character similar to that of a rope in that it...
- CHAIN can refer to: CHAIN programming language CHAIN (industry standard), an acronym for Ceced Home Appliances Interoperating Network, a standard for a...
- "The Chain" is a song by the British-American rock band Fleetwood Mac, released on their best-selling album Rumours. It is the only song from the album...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Chain migration is a term used by scholars to refer to the social process by which migrants from a particular town follow others from that town to a particular...
- 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 blockchain, originally block chain, is a growing list of records, called blocks, which are linked using cryptography. Blockchains which are readable...
- Chain smoking is the practice of smoking several cigarettes in succession, sometimes using the ember of a finished cigarette to light the next. The term...
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