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Engelsk navneord: chain

1. chain (om gruppe) a series of things depending on each other as if linked together

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe chain of command.
A complicated concatenation of circumstances.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)concatenation

Mindre specifikke termerseries

Mere specifikke termercatena, daisy chain

2. chain (om ting) (chemistry) a series of linked atoms (generally in an organic molecule)

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)chemical chain

Mindre specifikke termerbuilding block, unit

Mere specifikke termerclosed chain, long chain, long-chain molecule, open chain, ring

Omfatter disse overordnede termermolecule

Overordnet emneområdechemical science, chemistry

3. chain (om genstand) a series of (usually metal) rings or links fitted into one another to make a flexible ligament

Mindre specifikke termerligament

Mere specifikke termeranchor chain, anchor rope, bicycle chain, chatelaine, fob, paper chain, pull chain, snow chain, tire chain, watch chain, watch guard

Omfatter disse overordnede termerbicycle, bike, chain printer, chain tongs, cycle, wheel

4. chain (om gruppe) (business) a number of similar establishments (stores or restaurants or banks or hotels or theaters) under one ownership

Mindre specifikke termerbusiness, business concern, business organisation, business organization, concern

Mere specifikke termerapparel chain, discount chain, restaurant chain, retail chain

Tilhører disse specifikke termerchain store

Overordnet emneområdebusiness, business enterprise, commercial enterprise

5. chain (om genstand) anything that acts as a restraint

Mindre specifikke termerconstraint, restraint

6. chain (om mængde el. mål) a unit of length

Mindre specifikke termerlinear measure, linear unit

Mere specifikke termerengineer's chain, Gunter's chain, nautical chain

Omfatter disse specifikke termerlink, pace, yard

7. Chain (om person) British biochemist (born in Germany) who isolated and purified penicillin, which had been discovered in 1928 by Sir Alexander Fleming (1906-1979)

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)Ernst Boris Chain, Sir Ernst Boris Chain

Eksempler på forekomster af mindre specifikke termerbiochemist

8. chain (om ting) a series of hills or mountains

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe valley was between two ranges of hills.
The plains lay just beyond the mountain range.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)chain of mountains, mountain chain, mountain range, range, range of mountains

Mindre specifikke termerformation, geological formation

Eksempler på forekomster af mere specifikke termerAdirondack Mountains, Adirondacks, Admiralty Range, Alaska Range, Alleghenies, Allegheny Mountains, Alps, Altai Mountains, Altay Mountains, Andes, Apennines, Appalachian Mountains, Appalachians, Atlas Mountains, Australian Alps, Balkan Mountain Range, Balkan Mountains, Balkans, Berkshire Hills, Berkshires, Black Hills, Blue Ridge, Blue Ridge Mountains, Cantabrian Mountains, Carpathian Mountains, Carpathians, Cascade Mountains, Cascade Range, Cascades, Catskill Mountains, Catskills, Caucasus, Caucasus Mountains, Coast Mountains, Coast Range, Cumberland Mountains, Cumberland Plateau, Dolomite Alps, Eastern Highlands, Great Dividing Range, Great Smoky Mountains, Green Mountains, Guadalupe Mountains, High Sierra, Himalaya, Himalaya Mountains, Himalayas, Hindu Kush, Hindu Kush Mountains, Karakoram, Karakoram Range, Karakorum Range, Kuenlun, Kuenlun Mountains, Kunlan Shan, Kunlun, Kunlun Mountains, Mesabi Range, Mount Carmel, Mustagh, Mustagh Range, Nan Ling, Ozark Mountains, Ozark Plateau, Ozarks, Pamir Mountains, Pyrenees, Rhodope Mountains, Rockies, Rocky Mountains, Sacramento Mountains, San Juan Mountains, Sayan Mountains, Selkirk Mountains, sierra, Sierra Madre Occidental, Sierra Madre Oriental, Sierra Nevada, Sierra Nevada, Sierra Nevada Mountains, St. Elias Mountains, St. Elias Range, Taconic Mountains, Teton Range, the Alps, the Pamirs, Tien Shan, Transylvanian Alps, Tyan Shan, Tyrolean Alps, Ural Mountains, Urals

Omfatter disse specifikke termermassif, mountain pass, notch, pass

9. chain (om genstand) a linked or connected series of objects

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningA chain of daisies.

Mindre specifikke termernecklace

10. chain (om genstand) a necklace made by a stringing objects together

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningA string of beads.
A strand of pearls.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)strand, string

Mindre specifikke termernecklace

Engelsk udsagnsord: chain

1. chain (om relation) connect or arrange into a chain by linking

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something

Mindre specifikke termerarrange, set up

Mere specifikke termerconcatenate

2. chain (om relation) fasten or secure with chains

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningChain the chairs together.

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Somebody ----s something PP

Mindre specifikke termerfasten, fix, secure

Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)unchain

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