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  7  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Link  \Link\  (l[i^][ng]k),  n.  [Prob.  corrupted  from  lint  and  this 
  for  lunt  a  torch,  match,  D.  lont  match;  akin  to  G.  lunte,  cf 
  MHG.  l["u]nden  to  burn.  Cf  {Lunt},  {Linstock}.] 
  A  torch  made  of  tow  and  pitch,  or  the  like  --Shak. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Link  \Link\,  n.  [OE.  linke,  AS  hlence;  akin  to  Sw  l["a]nk  ring 
  of  a  chain,  Dan.  l[ae]nke  chain,  Icel.  hlekkr  cf  G.  gelenk 
  joint,  link,  ring  of  a  chain,  lenken  to  bend.] 
  1.  A  single  ring  or  division  of  a  chain. 
 
  2.  Hence:  Anything  whether  material  or  not  which  binds 
  together,  or  connects,  separate  things  a  part  of  a 
  connected  series;  a  tie;  a  bond.  ``Links  of  iron.'' 
  --Shak. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Link  \Link\,  v.  i. 
  To  be  connected. 
 
  No  one  generation  could  link  with  the  other  --Burke. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Link  \Link\  (l[i^][ng]k),  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Linked} 
  (l[i^][ng]kt);  p.  pr  &  vb  n.  {Linking}.] 
  To  connect  or  unite  with  a  link  or  as  with  a  link;  to  join 
  to  attach;  to  unite;  to  couple. 
 
  All  the  tribes  and  nations  that  composed  it  [the  Roman 
  Empire]  were  linked  together,  not  only  by  the  same  laws 
  and  the  same  government,  but  by  all  the  facilities  of 
  commodious  intercourse,  and  of  frequent  communication. 
  --Eustace. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Link  \Link\,  n.  [See  {Linch}.] 
  1.  A  hill  or  ridge,  as  a  sand  hill,  or  a  wooded  or  turfy  bank 
  between  cultivated  fields,  etc  [Scot.  &  Prov.  Eng.] 
 
  2.  A  winding  of  a  river;  also  the  ground  along  such  a 
  winding;  a  meander;  --  usually  in  pl  [Scot.] 
 
  The  windings  or  ``links''  of  the  Forth  above  and 
  below  Stirling  are  extremely  tortuous.  --Encyc. 
  Brit. 
 
  3.  pl  Sand  hills  with  the  surrounding  level  or  undulating 
  land,  such  as  occur  along  the  seashore,  a  river  bank,  etc 
  [Scot.] 
 
  Golf  may  be  played  on  any  park  or  common,  but  its 
  original  home  is  the  ``links''  or  common  land  which 
  is  found  by  the  seashore,  where  the  short  close 
  tuft,  the  sandy  subsoil,  and  the  many  natural 
  obstacles  in  the  shape  of  bents,  whins,  sand  holes, 
  and  banks,  supply  the  conditions  which  are  easential 
  to  the  proper  pursuit  of  the  game.  --Encyc.  of 
  Sport. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  link 
  n  1:  the  means  of  connection  between  things  linked  in  series 
  [syn:  {nexus}] 
  2:  a  fastener  that  serves  to  join  or  link;  "the  walls  are  held 
  together  with  metal  links  placed  in  the  wet  mortar  during 
  construction"  [syn:  {linkup},  {tie},  {tie-in}] 
  3:  the  state  of  being  connected;  "the  connection  between  church 
  and  state  is  inescapable"  [syn:  {connection},  {connectedness}] 
  [ant:  {disjunction}] 
  4:  a  connecting  shape  [syn:  {connection},  {connexion}] 
  5:  a  unit  of  length  equal  to  1/100  of  a  chain 
  6:  a  channel  for  communication  between  groups;  "he  provided  a 
  liaison  with  the  geurillas"  [syn:  {liaison},  {contact},  {inter-group 
  communication}] 
  7:  a  two-way  radio  communication  system  (usually  microwave); 
  part  of  a  more  extensive  telecommunication  network  [syn:  {radio 
  link}] 
  8:  an  interconnecting  circuit  between  two  or  more  locations  for 
  the  purpose  of  transmitting  and  receiving  data  [syn:  {data 
  link}] 
  v  1:  make  a  logical  or  causal  connection;  "I  cannot  connect  these 
  two  pieces  of  evidence  in  my  mind"  [syn:  {associate},  {tie 
  in},  {relate},  {connect}]  [ant:  {dissociate}] 
  2:  connect,  fasten,  or  put  together  two  or  more  pieces;  "Can 
  you  connect  the  two  loudspeakers?"  "Tie  the  ropes 
  together";  "Link  arms"  [syn:  {connect},  {tie}]  [ant:  {disconnect}] 
  3:  be  or  become  joined  or  united  or  linked;  "The  two  streets 
  connect  to  become  a  highway";  "Our  paths  joined"  [syn:  {connect}, 
  {join},  {unite}] 
  4:  link  with  or  as  with  a  yoke;  "yoke  the  oxen  together"  [syn: 
  {yoke}] 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  link 
 
  1.    {hard  link}  or  {symbolic  link}. 
 
  2.    {hyperlink}. 
 
  (1997-10-22) 
 
 




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