chain - noun

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

  • chain - verb

    chain - thesaurus

    concatenation   range   strand   string