English dictionary definition of:

chain


Noun

  • a series of (usually metal) rings or links fitted into one another to make a flexible ligament
  • a necklace made by a stringing objects together
  • anything that acts as a restraint
  • a linked or connected series of objects
  • (business) a number of similar establishments (stores or restaurants or banks or hotels or theaters) under one ownership
  • a series of things depending on each other as if linked together
  • (chemistry) a series of linked atoms (generally in an organic molecule)
  • a series of hills or mountains
  • British biochemist (born in Germany) who isolated and purified penicillin, which had been discovered in 1928 by Sir Alexander Fleming (1906-1979)
  • a unit of length

Verb

  • fasten or secure with chains
  • connect or arrange into a chain by linking

Thesaurus

concatenation range strand string

Spellzone course content

View spelling list Some ch words and learn about the word chain in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit 4. Spelling the consonant digraphs, Part 1.

View spelling list ai words - set 1 and learn about the word chain in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit 7. Long vowels e.g ee, ea or y? oa, o-e, or ow? u-e, ue, or ew?.

Scrabble score for chain


Scrabble score = 10

generated at 10:54:20 on 15-10-19

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