1. a series of things depending on each other as if linked together;
2. (chemistry) a series of linked atoms (generally in an organic molecule)
3. a series of (usually metal) rings or links fitted into one another to make a flexible ligament
4. a number of similar establishments (stores or restaurants or banks or hotels or theaters) under one ownership
5. anything that acts as a restraint
6. a unit of length
7. a series of hills or mountains;
8. metal shackles; for hands or legs
9. a necklace made by a stringing objects together;
1. connect or arrange into a chain by linking
2. fasten or secure with chains;
These jewels are strung together on a silver chain.
I didn't want to chain you down , feel free to use your own ideas.
He owned a hotel chain.
She had a silver peace symbol hanging on a chain around her neck.
The rope fouled the anchor chain.
The dog is fastened to the post by an iron chain.
Individualism has been the secret ingredient in developing his chain of fashion stores.
Each link that makes up a chain is equally important.
He now owns a chain of 970 food stores.
He joined the ends of the chain.
A chain of beacons was lit across the region.
Some people believe that work is a better means of order and discipline than chain and castigation.
We had to move water by a chain pump because the electric pump had broken down.
Chain smokers don't care about the dangers of smoking.
After buying a new chain I was faced with the insurmountable task of putting the confusing jigsaw puzzle together again.
It set off a chain reaction in the international money markets.
This poses a threat to agriculture and the food chain, and consequently to human health.
After twenty years as a chain smoker Mr Nathe has given up the habit.
The dogs continued to paw and claw frantically at the chain mesh.
The islands lie at the southern end of the Kurile chain.
Clasp the chain like so.
The Aleutian chain is a long arc of islands in the North Pacific.
She wore a fine chain about her alabaster neck.
Students tried to form a human chain around the parliament.
The whole food chain is affected by the over use of chemicals in agriculture.
The house price chain is gummed up.
When she had an affair with her friend's husband, she wittingly set off a chain of crises.
She sees the bar as a starting point and eventually plans to run her own chain of country inns.
pull (或 yank) someone's chain
(US informal)tease someone, typically by leading them to believe something untrue
fasten, tie, bind, secure, chain
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