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Chain

Spanish
English

chain
N

chain
N

N

chain pump
N


N

NF
chain-link fencing
N

chain saw
N



encadenar
V
to chain together
V

gold chain
N

mountain chain
N
mountain range

cadena de suministro
NF
supply chain
N

cadena de tiempo
NF
timing chain
N

small chain
N

cordillera
NF
mountain chain
N
mountain range

watch chain
N


link
N
of a chain

NF Plural
N Plural



chained
ADJ


encadenamiento
NM
chaining
N

chains
N

chains
N

encadenar
V
to bond
V
to put in chains

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English Definitions

chain
N
a series of things depending on each other as if linked together
chain
N
(chemistry) a series of linked atoms (generally in an organic molecule)
chain
N
a series of (usually metal) rings or links fitted into one another to make a flexible ligament
chain
N
(business) a number of similar establishments (stores or restaurants or banks or hotels or theaters) under one ownership
chain
N
anything that acts as a restraint
chain
N
a unit of length
N
British biochemist (born in Germany) who isolated and purified penicillin, which had been discovered in 1928 by Sir Alexander Fleming (1906-1979)
chain
N
a series of hills or mountains
chain
N
a linked or connected series of objects
chain
N
a necklace made by a stringing objects together
chain
V
connect or arrange into a chain by linking
chain
V
fasten or secure with chains
chain armor
N
(Middle Ages) flexible armor made of interlinked metal rings
chain armour
N
(Middle Ages) flexible armor made of interlinked metal rings
chain fern
N
a fern of the genus Woodwardia having the sori in chainlike rows
chain gang
N
a gang of convicts chained together
chain letter
N
a letter that is sent successively to several people
chain lightning
N
a form of lightning that moves rapidly in a zigzag path with one end divided (fork-like)
chain mail
N
(Middle Ages) flexible armor made of interlinked metal rings
chain of mountains
N
a series of hills or mountains
chain pickerel
N
common in quiet waters of eastern United States
chain pike
N
common in quiet waters of eastern United States
chain printer
N
an impact printer that carries the type slugs by links of a revolving chain
chain reaction
N
a series of chemical reactions in which the product of one is a reactant in the next
chain reaction
N
a self-sustaining nuclear reaction; a series of nuclear fissions in which neutrons released by splitting one atom leads to the splitting of others
chain reactor
N
a nuclear reactor that uses controlled nuclear fission to generate energy
chain saw
N
portable power saw; teeth linked to form an endless chain
chain stitch
N
the most basic of all crochet stitches made by pulling a loop of yarn through another loop
chain stitch
N
a looped stitch resembling the links of a chain; used in embroidery and in sewing
chain store
N
one of a chain of retail stores under the same management and selling the same merchandise
chain tongs
N
a pipe wrench used for turning large pipes; an adjustable chain circles the pipe with its ends connected to the head whose teeth engage the pipe
chain up
V
tie up with chains
chain wrench
N
another name for chain tongs
chain-smoke
V
smoke one cigarette after another; light one cigarette from the preceding one
chain-smoker
N
a heavy smoker (usually of cigarettes) who lights one off of another
chained
bound with chains
having a chainlike form
N
a fence of steel wires woven into a diamond pattern
chains
N
metal shackles; for hands or legs
N
portable power saw; teeth linked to form an endless chain
English Definitions from WordNet 3.0
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