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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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