vi to be connected.
2. link ·noun sausages;
because linked together.
3. link ·noun a single ring or division of a chain.
4. link ·noun a torch made of tow and pitch, or the like.
5. link ·noun anything doubled and closed like a link; as, a link of horsehair.
6. link ·add. ·noun hence, any such piece of ground where golf is played.
7. link ·add. ·noun a winding of a river; also, the ground along such a winding; a meander;
usually in ·pl
8. link ·add. ·noun a hill or ridge, as a sand hill, or a wooded or turfy bank between cultivated fields, ·etc.
9. link ·noun a bond of affinity, or a unit of valence between atoms;
applied to a unit of chemical force or attraction.
10. link ·add. ·noun sand hills with the surrounding level or undulating land, such as occur along the seashore, a river bank, ·etc.
11. link ·noun hence: anything, whether material or not, which binds together, or connects, separate things; a part of a connected series; a tie; a bond.
12. link ·noun the length of one joint of gunter's chain, being the hundredth part of it, or 7.92 inches, the chain being 66 feet in length. ·cf. chain, ·noun, 4.
13. link ·vt to connect or unite with a link or as with a link; to join; to attach; to unite; to couple.
14. link ·noun any one of the several elementary pieces of a mechanism, as the fixed frame, or a rod, wheel, mass of confined liquid, ·etc., by which relative motion of other parts is produced and constrained.
15. link ·noun any intermediate rod or piece for transmitting force or motion, especially a short connecting rod with a bearing at each end; specifically (steam engine), the slotted bar, or connecting piece, to the opposite ends of which the eccentric rods are jointed, and by means of which the movement of the valve is varied, in a link motion.