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Chain Definition(s)

The word chain is a noun.  Chain means (1) a series of (usually metal) rings or links fitted into one another to make a flexible ligament, (2) a necklace made by a stringing objects together, (3) anything that acts as a restraint, (4) metal shackles; for hands or legs, (5) a number of similar establishments (stores or restaurants or banks or hotels or theaters) under one ownership, (6) a series of things depending on each other as if linked together, (7) (chemistry) a series of linked atoms (generally in an organic molecule), (8) a series of hills or mountains, (9) a unit of length.
Chain is also a verb that means (1) fasten or secure with chains, (2) connect or arrange into a chain by linking.

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