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General dictionaries General (36 matching dictionaries)
  1. Chain: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. chain: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. chain: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. chain: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. Chain, chain: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. chain, chain: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Chain, chain: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. chain: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. Chain, chain: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. chain: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. chain: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. chain: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. chain: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. chain: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. Chain, chain: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. chain: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. chain: Cambridge International Dictionary of Idioms [home, info]
  18. CHAIN (industry standard), Chain (EP), Chain (KAT-TUN album), Chain (Pylon album), Chain (algebraic topology), Chain (band), Chain (disambiguation), Chain (film), Chain (length), Chain (mathematics), Chain (order theory), Chain (poset), Chain (real estate), Chain (unit), Chain, The Chain (Buffy comic), The Chain (Fleetwood Mac song), The Chain (album), The Chain (disambiguation), The Chain (song), The Chain: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  19. chain: Cambridge International Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs [home, info]
  20. Chain: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  21. chain: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  22. chain: Rhymezone [home, info]
  23. chain: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  24. chain: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  25. chain: Stammtisch Beau Fleuve Acronyms [home, info]
  26. Chain: 1911 edition of the Encyclopedia Britannica [home, info]
  27. chain: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  28. chain: The Phrontistery - A Dictionary of Obscure Words [home, info]
  29. chain: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  30. chain: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  31. Chain, chain: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  32. Chain: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  33. chain: Wikimedia Commons US English Pronunciations [home, info]
  34. chain: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. CHAIN, Chain: Lexicon of Linguistics [home, info]
  2. Chain: Dictionary of Symbolism [home, info]
  3. chain: ODLIS: Online Dictionary of Library and Information Science [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (6 matching dictionaries)
  1. Chain: MoneyGlossary.com [home, info]
  2. chain: Travel Industry Dictionary [home, info]
  3. Chain: Construction Term Glossary [home, info]
  4. chain: Legal dictionary [home, info]
  5. chain: Financial dictionary [home, info]
  6. chain: BusinessDictionary.com [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. chain: Free On-line Dictionary of Computing [home, info]
  2. chain: Dictionary of Algorithms and Data Structures [home, info]
  3. Chain (order theory), Chain (unit), chain: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. chain: online medical dictionary [home, info]
  2. chain: Medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (4 matching dictionaries)
  1. Chain: Arms and Armour [home, info]
  2. CHAIN: Acronym Finder [home, info]
  3. CHAIN: AbbreviationZ [home, info]
  4. chain: Idioms [home, info]

Religion dictionaries Religion (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. Chain: Easton Bible [home, info]
  2. Chain: Smith's Bible Dictionary [home, info]
  3. chain: Scientology® and Dianetics® [home, info]

Science dictionaries Science (5 matching dictionaries)
  1. chain: Archaeology Wordsmith [home, info]
  2. Chain: Eric Weisstein's World of Mathematics [home, info]
  3. -chain, -chain, chain, chain, chain, chain: PlanetMath Encyclopedia [home, info]
  4. chain: Anthropology dictionary [home, info]
  5. chain (ch): How Many? A Dictionary of Units of Measurement [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. Chain: Totally Unofficial Rap [home, info]
  2. chain: The Folk File [home, info]
  3. chain: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

Sports dictionaries Sports (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. Chain: Internet Karting Glossary [home, info]
  2. Chain: Bicycle Glossary [home, info]

Tech dictionaries Tech (4 matching dictionaries)
  1. Chain: AUTOMOTIVE TERMS [home, info]
  2. chain: DOD Dictionary of Military Terms [home, info]
  3. Chain: Bridge Dictionary [home, info]
  4. chain: SeaTalk Dictionary of English Nautical Language [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (chain)

noun:  a series of (usually metal) rings or links fitted into one another to make a flexible ligament
noun:  a necklace made by a stringing objects together;
noun:  anything that acts as a restraint
noun:  a number of similar establishments (stores or restaurants or banks or hotels or theaters) under one ownership
noun:  a series of things depending on each other as if linked together ("The chain of command")
noun:  (chemistry) a series of linked atoms (generally in an organic molecule)
noun:  British biochemist (born in Germany) who isolated and purified penicillin, which had been discovered in 1928 by Sir Alexander Fleming (1906-1979)
noun:  a unit of length
noun:  metal shackles; for hands or legs
noun:  a series of hills or mountains
verb:  fasten or secure with chains ("Chain the chairs together")
verb:  connect or arrange into a chain by linking
name:  A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #22383)

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Phrases that include chain:   daisy chain, chain stitch, gunter's chain, watch chain, chain printer, more...

Words similar to chain:   chained, chaining, concatenation, iron, irons, range, strand, string, catena, chain of mountains, chemical chain, fetter, mountain chain, mountain range, range of mountains, sequence, more...

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