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link 1

1. One of the rings or loops forming a chain.
a. A unit in a connected series of units: links of sausage; one link in a molecular chain.
b. A unit in a transportation or communications system.
c. A connecting element; a tie or bond: grandparents, our link with the past.
a. An association; a relationship: The Alumnae Association is my link to the school's present administration.
b. A causal, parallel, or reciprocal relationship; a correlation: Researchers have detected a link between smoking and heart disease.
4. A cufflink.
5. A unit of length used in surveying, equal to 0.01 chain, 7.92 inches, or about 20.12 centimeters.
6. A rod or lever transmitting motion in a machine.
7. Computers A graphical item or segment of text in a webpage or other electronic document that, when clicked, causes another webpage or section of the same webpage to be displayed: That newspaper's homepage includes links to numerous government resources. Also called hotlink, hyperlink.
v. linked, link·ing, links
a. To put together physically, as with links: linked the rings to form a chain.
b. To connect, relate, or associate: linked the suspect to the crime. See Synonyms at join.
2. Computers
a. To make or have a link to (another webpage or electronic document): The blog links important news stories from across the web.
b. To make a link in (a webpage or electronic document): The teacher linked the class website to an online map.
a. To be or become joined together physically: The molecules linked to form a polymer.
b. To be or become connected, related, or associated: Their business has linked up with ours.
2. Computers
a. To make or have a link to a webpage or electronic document: The shocking news story was linked to by many blogs. The article linked to photos of the damage.
b. To follow a link in a webpage or electronic document: With a click of the mouse, I linked to the museum's website.

[Middle English linke, of Scandinavian origin; akin to Old Norse hlekkr, *hlenkr, from *hlenkr.]

link′er n.

link 2

A torch formerly used for lighting one's way in the streets.

[Possibly from Medieval Latin linchinus, lichnus, candle, from Latin lychnus, from Greek lukhnos, lamp; see leuk- in Indo-European roots.]


1. (Computer Science) computing a program that adjusts two or more machine-language program segments so that they may be simultaneously loaded and executed as a unit
2. (Grammar) (in systemic grammar) a word that links one word, phrase, sentence, or clause to another; a co-ordinating conjunction or a sentence connector. Compare binder11
linkersestavovací program
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Linker strategies in solid-phase organic synthesis.
The Theocons : Secular America Under Siege, by Damon Linker, New York: Doubleday, 304 pages, $26
In The Theocons: Secular America Under Siege, Linker portrays Neuhaus (a Lutheran pastor who converted to Catholicism in 1990) as the charismatic leader of an extremist movement bent on saving the nation from its headlong descent into decadent relativism by remoralizing politics and returning America to its Christian--perhaps even its unsuspected Catholic--roots.
1) During his brief tenure as chief editor of Neuhaus's journal First Things, Linker was an enthusiastic promoter of my work who left my prose unmolested and my ego intact.
Linker graduated from Elmira High School in 1956, and lived in Veneta, Springfield and Eugene most of her life.
Swets Information Services announced that it has launched SwetsWise Linker as part of its e-journals management drive.
SwetsWise Linker enables libraries to integrate all of their electronic holdings resources in one intuitive and customizable interface, providing seamless linking from one article's bibliographic information to another's full text.
We have also found that the emission spectrum of a microbead with a seven-methylene linker between the fluorescein and the bead surface (bead7) provides the best match with the spectra from biological cells.
Erich Linker downplays talk of a depressed newspaper advertising market in 2002.
Sometimes Kate Linker does too, as when (apropos of Acconci's 1975 work Leveling) she invokes "a language-world in which the self can reconnoiter its terrain only poorly.