Meaning of LINK in English

LINK

~ 1

■ noun

1》 a relationship or connection between people or things.

↘something that enables communication between people.

↘a means of contact or transport between two places.

↘ Computing a code or instruction connecting one part of a program, website, etc. to another.

2》 a loop in a chain.

↘a unit of measurement of length equal to one hundredth of a surveying chain (7.92 inches).

■ verb make, form, or suggest a ~ with or between.

↘join physically.

↘clasp; intertwine.

Derivatives

~er noun

Origin

ME: from ON hlekkr , of Gmc origin.

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~ 2

■ noun historical a torch of pitch and tow for lighting the way in dark streets.

Origin

C16: perh. from med. L. li(n)chinus 'wick'.

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