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chain
tʃeɪn
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English Definition
(名) As a noun
  1. British biochemist (born in Germany) who isolated and purified penicillin, which had been discovered in 1928 by Sir Alexander Fleming (1906-1979).
  2. A series of (usually metal) rings or links fitted into one another to make a flexible ligament.
  3. A necklace made by a stringing objects together.
  4. Anything that acts as a restraint.
  5. A linked or connected series of objects.
  6. A number of similar establishments (stores or restaurants or banks or hotels or theaters) under one ownership.
  7. A series of things depending on each other as if linked together.
  8. A series of linked atoms (generally in an organic molecule).
  9. A series of hills or mountains.
  10. A unit of length.
(动) As a verb
  1. Fasten or secure with chains.
  2. Connect or arrange into a chain by linking.
Hyphenationchain
Part of Speech(名) noun, (动) verb, (及物的动) transitive verb
Matching Results
liànchain; cable (unit of length: 100 fathoms, about 185 m); chain (unit of length: 66 feet, about 20 m); to chain; to enchain
连锁liánsuǒto interlock; to be linked; chain (store etc)
束缚shùfù, shùfú (Tw)to bind; to restrict; to tie; to commit; fetters
囚禁qiújìnto imprison; captivity
lángchain; ornament
suǒchain; wire
链条liàntiáochain
lián(same as ) chain, cable
连环liánhuánchain
链子liànzichain
连号liánhàoconsecutive serial numbers; chain (of supermarkets, hotels etc); hyphen
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