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; "a string of beads"; "a strand of pearls";
anything that acts as a restraint
a linked or connected series of objects; "a chain of daisies"
(business) a number of similar establishments (stores or restaurants or banks or hotels or theaters) under one ownership
fasten or secure with chains; "Chain the chairs together"
a series of things depending on each other as if linked together; "the chain of command"; "a complicated concatenation of circumstances"
connect or arrange into a chain by linking
(chemistry) a series of linked atoms (generally in an organic molecule)
a series of hills or mountains; "the valley was between two ranges of hills"; "the plains lay just beyond the mountain range"
British biochemist (born in Germany) who isolated and purifi
neckwear worn in a slipknot with long ends overlapping vertically in front
neckwear consisting of a long narrow piece of material worn (mostly by men) under a collar and tied in knot at the front; "he stood in front of the mirror tightening his necktie"; "he wore a vest and tie"
a cord (or string or ribbon or wire etc.) with which something is tied; "he needed a tie for the packages"
a horizontal beam used to prevent two other structural members from spreading apart or separating; "he nailed the rafters together with a tie beam"
one of the cross braces that support the rails on a railway track; "the British call a railroad tie a sleeper"
(music) a slur over two notes of the same pitch; indicates that the note is to be sustained for their combined time value
the finish of a contest in which the score is tied and the winner is undecided; "the game ended in a draw"; "their record was 3 wins, 6 losses and a tie"