Definitions for daisy chain

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

dai′sy chain`(n.)

  1. a string of daisies linked together to form a chain or garland.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

  2. a series of interconnected things or events.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

Origin of daisy chain:

1835–45

Princeton's WordNet

  1. daisy chain(noun)

    (figurative) a series of associated things or people or experiences

  2. daisy chain(verb)

    flower chain consisting of a string of daisies linked by their stems; worn by students on class day at some schools

  3. daisy-chain(verb)

    connect devices on a part of a chip or circuit board in a computer

Wiktionary

  1. daisy chain(Noun)

    A garland created from the daisies (the flowers).

  2. daisy chain(Noun)

    (computer engineering) A bus wiring scheme in which a series of devices are connected in sequence, A to B, B to C, C to D, etc.

  3. daisy chain(Noun)

    (electrical engineering) Placing several electrical or electronic devices in parallel by either their power connections or their data connections or both.

  4. daisy chain(Noun)

    (electronic music) A series of synthesizers, samplers, sequencers, or various other MIDI devices connected to one another in a chain via MIDI cables

  5. daisy chain(Noun)

    (rock climbing) A ladder made from nylon tape, originally made by chaining together several loops of nylon tape.

  6. daisy chain(Noun)

    (free climbing) A large nylon loop sewn together at intervals along the midlength, used to decelerate a falling climber.

  7. daisy chain(Noun)

    backpacking A small strip of webbing with multiple loops, which allows the backpacker to secure many different types of objects to the exterior of the pack.

  8. daisy chain(Noun)

    Any series of complicated relationships in which, over time, people have had different partners who have themselves had other partners within the same group of people.

  9. daisy chain(Noun)

    (sexuality) A group sex formation involving multiple partners, with the participants lying in a circle, putting their mouth to the genitals of the next person.

  10. daisy chain(Verb)

    To connect a network in sequence from one node to another through the connected devices.

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