chain in Chinese
[ tʃein ] Pronunciation:
How to pronounce "chain"Synonyms of "chain""chain" in a sentence"chain" meaning
past tense: chained past participle: chained plural: chains present participle: chaining
- In a spasm of rapture he tears off his chains .
- More reds now swarmed over the chains .
- Is there any bend in the seamount chain ?
- Chain is a business that has several outlets .
- The dog was chained , so how did it get free ?
- The chained men sat frozen with terror .
- The dog is fastened to post by an iron chain .
- She wore a locket hanging on a silver chain .
- I was just going out to chain up the dogs .
- I'm chained to my desk in london .
- 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";
Synonyms: string, strand,
- 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)
Synonyms: chemical chain,
- a series of hills or mountains; "the valley was between two ranges of hills"; "the plains lay just beyond the mountain range"
Synonyms: range, mountain range, range of mountains, mountain chain, chain of mountains,
- a unit of length
- fasten or secure with chains; "Chain the chairs together"
- connect or arrange into a chain by linking