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.
(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
Rope chain Twisted
link chain Wheat chain Single
jack chain Double
Stud link chain Ladder
link chain Foxtail chain Singapore chain
- "The Chain
" is a song by the British-American rock band Fleetwood
1977 Rumours. It is the only song from the album credited
to: CHAIN programming language CHAIN
(industry standard), an acronym
Home Appliances Interoperating
Network, a standard
- A Markov chain
is a stochastic model describing
of possible events
of each event depends
only on the state
- A food chain
is a linear network
in a food web starting
from producer organisms
(such as gr**** or trees which
from the Sun to make...
, side chain
, or sidechain
to: Side chain
, a chemical group attached
to the main chain
of a molecule, such as a protein...
- In commerce, supply chain management
(SCM), the management
of the flow of goods
and services, involves
of raw materials, of work-in-process...
- A value chain
is a set of activities
that a firm operating
in a specific industry performs
a valuable product
(i.e., good and/or service)...
- A chain store
or retail chain
is a retail outlet
in which several locations share
a brand, central
management, and standardized business
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(fishing), a type of fishing
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