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linkage


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Linkage  \Link"age\  (l[i^][ng]k"[asl]j;  48),  n. 
  1.  The  act  of  linking;  the  state  of  being  linked;  also  a 
  system  of  links. 
 
  2.  (Chem.)  Manner  of  linking  or  of  being  linked;  --  said  of 
  the  union  of  atoms  or  radicals  in  the  molecule. 
 
  3.  (Geom.)  A  system  of  straight  lines  or  bars,  fastened 
  together  by  joints,  and  having  certain  of  their  points 
  fixed  in  a  plane.  It  is  used  to  describe  straight  lines 
  and  curves  in  the  plane. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  linkage 
  n  1:  an  associative  relation 
  2:  (genetics)  traits  that  tend  to  be  inherited  together  as  a 
  consequence  of  an  association  between  their  genes 
  3:  a  mechanical  system  of  rods  or  springs  or  pivots  that 
  transmits  power  or  motion 
  4:  the  act  of  linking  things  together 




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