Definitions for LINKlɪŋk

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. one of the rings or separate pieces of which a chain is composed.

  2. anything serving to connect one part or thing with another; a bond or tie:

    The locket was a link with the past.

  3. a unit in a communications system, as a radio relay station.

    Category: Telegraphy and Telephony

  4. any of a number of connected sausages.

    Category: Cooking

  5. Category: Jewelry

    Ref: cuff link .

  6. a ring, loop, or the like.

  7. object, as text or graphics, linked through hypertext to a document, another object, etc.

    Category: Computers

  8. (in a surveyor's chain) a unit of length equal to 7.92 inches (20.12 centimeters). one of 100 rods or loops of equal length forming a surveyor's or engineer's chain.

    Category: Surveying

  9. Category: Chemistry

    Ref: bond1 (def. 14). 1 1 15

  10. a rigid, movable piece or rod, connected with other parts by means of pivots or the like, for the purpose of transmitting motion.

    Category: Machinery

  11. (v.i.)to join by or as if by a link or links; unite (often fol. by up):

    The new bridge will link the island to the mainland. The company will soon link up with a hotel chain.

Origin of link:

1375–1425; late ME link(e) < early Dan lænkia chain, c. ON hlekkr link (pl., chain)



  1. a torch, esp. of tow and pitch.

Origin of link:


Princeton's WordNet

  1. link, nexus(noun)

    the means of connection between things linked in series

  2. link, linkup, tie, tie-in(noun)

    a fastener that serves to join or connect

    "the walls are held together with metal links placed in the wet mortar during construction"

  3. connection, link, connectedness(noun)

    the state of being connected

    "the connection between church and state is inescapable"

  4. connection, connexion, link(noun)

    a connecting shape

  5. link(noun)

    a unit of length equal to 1/100 of a chain

  6. link(noun)

    (computing) an instruction that connects one part of a program or an element on a list to another program or list

  7. liaison, link, contact, inter-group communication(noun)

    a channel for communication between groups

    "he provided a liaison with the guerrillas"

  8. radio link, link(noun)

    a two-way radio communication system (usually microwave); part of a more extensive telecommunication network

  9. link, data link(verb)

    an interconnecting circuit between two or more locations for the purpose of transmitting and receiving data

  10. associate, tie in, relate, link, colligate, link up, connect(verb)

    make a logical or causal connection

    "I cannot connect these two pieces of evidence in my mind"; "colligate these facts"; "I cannot relate these events at all"

  11. connect, link, tie, link up(verb)

    connect, fasten, or put together two or more pieces

    "Can you connect the two loudspeakers?"; "Tie the ropes together"; "Link arms"

  12. connect, link, link up, join, unite(verb)

    be or become joined or united or linked

    "The two streets connect to become a highway"; "Our paths joined"; "The travelers linked up again at the airport"

  13. yoke, link(verb)

    link with or as with a yoke

    "yoke the oxen together"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. link(verb)ɪŋk

    to connect or relate people or things to one another

    Scientist have linked smoking with lung cancer.

  2. linkɪŋk

    to physically join one thing to another thing

    a tunnel that would link New England to Long Island

  3. link(noun)ɪŋk

    a connection or relationship between two things or people

    the link between smoking and lung cancer; The city has links with three other southern cities.

  4. linkɪŋk

    a picture or line of text on a website that connects you to another web page

    Click on the link below for more information.

  5. linkɪŋk

    a way in which two places are connected

    rail links to other cities; transport links between the two regions

  6. linkɪŋk

    one of the parts of a chain

    One of the links had been cut.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Link(noun)

    a torch made of tow and pitch, or the like

  2. Link(noun)

    a single ring or division of a chain

  3. Link(noun)

    hence: Anything, whether material or not, which binds together, or connects, separate things; a part of a connected series; a tie; a bond

  4. Link(noun)

    anything doubled and closed like a link; as, a link of horsehair

  5. Link(noun)

    any one of the several elementary pieces of a mechanism, as the fixed frame, or a rod, wheel, mass of confined liquid, etc., by which relative motion of other parts is produced and constrained

  6. Link(noun)

    any intermediate rod or piece for transmitting force or motion, especially a short connecting rod with a bearing at each end; specifically (Steam Engine), the slotted bar, or connecting piece, to the opposite ends of which the eccentric rods are jointed, and by means of which the movement of the valve is varied, in a link motion

  7. Link(noun)

    the length of one joint of Gunter's chain, being the hundredth part of it, or 7.92 inches, the chain being 66 feet in length. Cf. Chain, n., 4

  8. Link(noun)

    a bond of affinity, or a unit of valence between atoms; -- applied to a unit of chemical force or attraction

  9. Link(noun)

    sausages; -- because linked together

  10. Link(verb)

    to connect or unite with a link or as with a link; to join; to attach; to unite; to couple

  11. Link(verb)

    to be connected

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. link

    1. A behavioral, physical, or functional relationship between nodes. 2. In communications, a general term used to indicate the existence of communications facilities between two points. 3. A maritime route, other than a coastal or transit route, which links any two or more routes. See also node.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'LINK' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2625

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'LINK' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2625

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'LINK' in Nouns Frequency: #629

  4. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'LINK' in Verbs Frequency: #289

Anagrams of LINK

  1. Kiln

Translations for LINK

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


a ring of a chain

There was a worn link in the chain and it broke; an important link in the chain of the evidence.

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