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Engelsk substantiv: 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.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)concatenation


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkseries


Mere spesifikke uttrykkcatena, daisy chain

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


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)chemical chain


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkbuilding block, unit


Mere spesifikke uttrykkclosed chain, long chain, long-chain molecule, open chain, ring


Omfatter disse overordnede uttrykkenemolecule


Overordnet kategorichemical science, chemistry

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


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkligament


Mere spesifikke uttrykkanchor chain, anchor rope, bicycle chain, chatelaine, fob, paper chain, pull chain, snow chain, tire chain, watch chain, watch guard


Omfatter disse overordnede uttrykkenebicycle, 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 spesifikke uttrykkbusiness, business concern, business organisation, business organization, concern


Mere spesifikke uttrykkapparel chain, discount chain, restaurant chain, retail chain


Tilhører disse spesifikke uttrykkenechain store


Overordnet kategoribusiness, business enterprise, commercial enterprise

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


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkconstraint, restraint

6. chain (om mengde eller mål) a unit of length


Mindre spesifikke uttrykklinear measure, linear unit


Mere spesifikke uttrykkengineer's chain, Gunter's chain, nautical chain


Omfatter disse spesifikke uttrykklink, 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)


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


Eksempler på mindre spesifikke uttrykkbiochemist

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.


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


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkformation, geological formation


Eksempler på mere spesifikke uttrykkAdirondack 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 spesifikke uttrykkmassif, mountain pass, notch, pass

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


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningA chain of daisies.


Mindre spesifikke uttrykknecklace

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


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


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)strand, string


Mindre spesifikke uttrykknecklace


Engelsk verb: chain

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


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkarrange, set up


Mere spesifikke uttrykkconcatenate

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


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningChain the chairs together.


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


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkfasten, fix, secure


Uttrykk med motsatt betydning (antonymer)unchain









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