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Chain (IPA: /ˈtʃeɪn/)


Chain (n.)

A series of links or rings, usually of metal, connected, or fitted into one another, used for various purposes, as of support, of restraint, of ornament, of the exertion and transmission of mechanical power, etc.

Chain (n.)

That which confines, fetters, or secures, as a chain; a bond; as, the chains of habit.

Chain (n.)

A series of things linked together; or a series of things connected and following each other in succession; as, a chain of mountains; a chain of events or ideas.

Chain (n.)

An instrument which consists of links and is used in measuring land.

Chain (n.)

Iron links bolted to the side of a vessel to bold the dead-eyes connected with the shrouds; also, the channels.

Chain (n.)

The warp threads of a web.

Chain (v. t.)

To fasten, bind, or connect with a chain; to fasten or bind securely, as with a chain; as, to chain a bulldog.

Chain (v. t.)

To keep in slavery; to enslave.

Chain (v. t.)

To unite closely and strongly.

Chain (v. t.)

To measure with the chain.

Chain (v. t.)

To protect by drawing a chain across, as a harbor.

Chain ()

A pump consisting of an endless chain, running over a drum or wheel by which it is moved, and dipping below the water to be raised. The chain has at intervals disks or lifts which fit the tube through which the ascending part passes and carry the water to the point of discharge.

Chain ()

An ornamental stitch like the links of a chain; -- used in crocheting, sewing, and embroidery.

Chain ()

A stitch in which the looping of the thread or threads forms a chain on the under side of the work; the loop stitch, as distinguished from the lock stitch. See Stitch.

Chain ()

A chain pulley, or sprocket wheel.

Chain ()

An inversion of the chain pump, by which it becomes a motor driven by water.

Chain

Unit of length

Chain

Heraldic figure

Chain

Series of connected links which are typically made of metal

Chain

Homogeneous element of a chain complex; a formal linear combination of simplexes (or other generators of the chain complex)

Chain

Sequence of house-buying transactions

Chain Synonyms

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Sir Ernst Boris Chain, Chain, Ernst Boris Chain

Chain Synonyms

Chemical Chain

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Mountain Range, Range, Range Of Mountains, Mountain Chain, Chain Of Mountains

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String, Strand

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CHAIN (Acronym / Abbreviation)

Chain Provider Director System

CHAIN (Acronym / Abbreviation)

Consolidated History of Alternate Identification Numbers

CHAIN (Acronym / Abbreviation)

Contact, Help, Advice, Information, Network for Effective Health Care

CHAIN (Acronym / Abbreviation)

Contrast Hierarchical Alignment and Interaction Network

Chain Rhymes

Aine, Ayn, Bain, Baine, Bane, Bayne, Blain, Blaine, Blane, Blayne, Brain, Cain, Caine, Cane, Cayne, Chain, Cheyne, Crain, Craine, Crane, Crayne, Dain, Dane, Dayne, Deign, Drain, Draine, Drane, Duan, Duane, Dwayne, Fain, Fane, Fayne, Feign, Fein, Frain, Fraine, Frane, Frayn, Frayne, Frein, Freyne, Gain, Grain, Grein, Hahne, Hain, Hane, Hayn, Hayne, Heyn, Heyne, Jain, Jane, Jayne, Kain, Kaine, Kane, Kayne, Krain, Krane, Krein, Lain, Laine, Lane, Layne, Ln, Main, Maine, Mane, Mayne, Meyn, Paign, Pain, Paine, Pane, Payne, Plain, Plane, Quain, Rain, Raine, Rayne, Reign, Rein, Reine, Sain, Saine, Sane, Shain, Shaine, Shane, Shayne, Slain, Slaine, Slane, Spain, Splain, Splaine, Sprain, Stain, Strain, Swain, Swaine, Swayne, Thain, Thaine, Thane, Thayne, Train, Trane, Twain, Vain, Vane, Vein, Veyne, Vrain, Wain, Wane, Wayne, Zane

Abstain, Again, Ahlen, Alain, Alaine, Alane, Alayne, Allain, Amain, Arcane, Arraign, Attain, Bahrain, Beauchaine, Biscayne, Brattain, Buntain, Butane, Campaign, Champagne, Champaign, Champlain, Charlayne, Charmain, Charmaine, Chastain, Cocaine, Complain, Constrain, Contain, Costain, Courchaine, Dahrain, Decrane, Defrain, Delaine, Demain, Deschaine, Despain, Detain, Devane, Dewayne, Disdain, Domain, Domaine, Duchaine, Dufrane, Dumaine, Duquesne, Dushane, Duwayne, Elaine, Elane, Elayne, Explain, Fontaine, Fountaine, Galane, Germain, Germaine, Germane, Helane, Hossain, Humane, Hussain, Hussein, Iain, Inane, Ingrain, Insane, Jermaine, Jyishane, Kahane, Laraine, Lehane, Lennane, Lorain, Loraine, Lorraine, Maclaine, Maclean, Maintain, Mcbain, Mcbane, Mccain, Mccane, Mcclain, Mcclaine, Mcclane, Mcgrain, Mcgrane, Mcguane, Mckain, Mckane, Mclain, Mclane, Mclean, Mcquain, Mcshane, Mcswain, Mcwain, Morain, Moraine, Mundane, Mustain, Obtain, Ordain, Partain, Pertain, Profane, Refrain, Regain, Remain, Restrain, Retain, Retrain, Rogaine, Romain, Romaine, Ruane, Sartain, Serbaine, Spokane, Sustain, Sylvain, Terrain, Tirane, Torain, Tremaine, Tulane, Ukraine, Uptain, Urbain, Urbane, Yeargain

Aquitaine, Ascertain, Entertain, Inhumane, Lafountain, Lafountaine, Lamontagne, Overtrain, Preordain, St_germain, St_germaine

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Chain (Last Name / Surname)

Chain is the #19,559 most common last name / surname from the 2010 United States Census. The census reported that 1,380 people had that surname.

Spanish Translation

Chain in Spanish is Cadena

Tagalog Translation

Chain in Tagalog is Kabit

Example Sentence (Quote)

" [To Grawl after the chain reaction] You're not thinking all of this is my fault, right?" - Planet 51

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A chain is only as strong as its weakest link." - English proverbs (alphabetically by proverb)

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A chain is only as strong as its weakest link. Or, a chain is no stronger than its weakest link" - English proverbs

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Come near me! I do weave A chain I cannot break"”I am possest With thoughts too swift and strong for one lone human breast." - Thought

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Faith is the subtle chain That binds us to the Infinite." - Faith


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