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
a series of things depending on each other as if linked together; "the chain of command"; "a complicated concatenation of circumstances"
(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 purified penicillin, which had been discovered in 1928 by Sir Alexander Fleming (1906-1979)
a unit of length
neckwear worn in a slipknot with long ends overlapping vertically in front
a social or business relationship; "a valuable financial affiliation"; "he was sorry he had to sever his ties with other members of the team"; "many close associations with England"
make by tying pieces together; "The fishermen tied their flies"
equality of score in a contest
perform a marriage ceremony; "The minister married us on Saturday"; "We were wed the following week"; "The couple got spliced on Hawaii"
create social or emotional ties; "The grandparents want to bond with the child"
a fastener that serves to join or connect; "the walls are held together with metal links placed in the wet mortar during construction"
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"