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Dictionary definition for: Link

1. (n) the means of connection between things linked in series

2. (v) make a logical or causal connection; "I cannot connect these two pieces of evidence in my mind" "colligate these facts" "I cannot relate these events at all"

3. (n) a fastener that serves to join or link; "the walls are held together with metal links placed in the wet mortar during construction"

4. (v) connect, fasten, or put together two or more pieces; "Can you connect the two loudspeakers?" "Tie the ropes together" "Link arms"

5. (n) the state of being connected; "the connection between church and state is inescapable"

6. (v) be or become joined or united or linked; "The two streets connect to become a highway" "Our paths joined" "The travelers linked up again at the airport"

7. (n) a connecting shape

8. (v) link with or as with a yoke; "yoke the oxen together"

9. (n) a unit of length equal to 1/100 of a chain

10. (n) (computing) an instruction that connects one part of a program or an element on a list to another program or list

11. (n) a channel for communication between groups; "he provided a liaison with the guerrillas"

12. (n) a two-way radio communication system (usually microwave) part of a more extensive telecommunication network

13. (n) an interconnecting circuit between two or more locations for the purpose of transmitting and receiving data

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