Associations to the word «Link»


LINK, noun. A connection between places, people, events, things, or ideas.
LINK, noun. One element of a chain or other connected series.
LINK, noun. Abbreviation of hyperlink.
LINK, noun. (computing) The connection between buses or systems.
LINK, noun. (mathematics) A space comprising one or more disjoint knots.
LINK, noun. (Sussex) a thin wild bank of land splitting two cultivated patches and often linking two hills.
LINK, noun. (figurative) an individual person or element in a system
LINK, noun. Anything doubled and closed like a link of a chain.
LINK, noun. (kinematics) Any one of the several elementary pieces of a mechanism, such as the fixed frame, or a rod, wheel, mass of confined liquid, etc., by which relative motion of other parts is produced and constrained.
LINK, noun. (engineering) Any intermediate rod or piece for transmitting force or motion, especially a short connecting rod with a bearing at each end; specifically (in steam engines) the slotted bar, or connecting piece, to the opposite ends of which the eccentric rods are jointed, and by means of which the movement of the valve is varied, in a link motion.
LINK, noun. (surveying) The length of one joint of Gunter's chain, being the hundredth part of it, or 7.92 inches, the chain being 66 feet in length.
LINK, noun. (chemistry) A bond of affinity, or a unit of valence between atoms; applied to a unit of chemical force or attraction.
LINK, verb. (transitive) To connect two or more things.
LINK, verb. (intransitive) (of a Web page) To contain a hyperlink to another page.
LINK, verb. (transitive) (Internet) To supply (somebody) with a hyperlink; to direct by means of a link.
LINK, verb. (transitive) (Internet) To post a hyperlink to.
LINK, verb. (transitive) To demonstrate a correlation between two things.
LINK, noun. (obsolete) A torch, used to light dark streets.
LINK, verb. (Scotland) To skip or trip along smartly.
LINK, proper noun. (rare) A diminutive of the   male given name Lincoln
LINK BAIT, noun. (Internet marketing) Articles, infographics, videos, and other content on websites created as part of a strategy to attract links and go viral.
LINK BAIT, noun. (Internet marketing) Provocative headlines designed specifically to persuade people to click or share by using loaded terminology (e.g. incredible, secret, shocking, unbelievable), posing provocative questions, or tying themselves in to hot topics.
LINK DOPING, noun. The practice and effects of embedding a large number of hyperlinks on a website in exchange for return links, especially when used to inflate the apparent popularity of the website.
LINK EDITOR, noun. (computing) A program that links modules together, by resolving calls or references to external names, to form a single executable program
LINK EDITORS, noun. Plural of link editor
LINK EXCHANGE, noun. (Internet) A scheme of reciprocal linking whereby two or more websites link to one another to increase traffic.
LINK FARM, noun. (computing) a website containing many hyperlinks, especially one designed to increase the index ranking of other websites to search engines
LINK MOTION, noun. (engineering) (dated) A valve gear consisting of two eccentrics with their rods, giving motion to a slide valve by an adjustable connecting bar (the link) in such a way that the motion of the engine can be reversed, or the cut-off varied.
LINK MOTIONS, noun. Plural of link motion
LINK ROT, noun. Alternative form of linkrot
LINK SPAM, noun. (Internet) (usually uncountable) Links added to a web page for the purpose of spamdexing.
LINK SPAMS, noun. Plural of link spam
LINK STATE, noun. (networking) A class of routing protocol based on sending local status updates to every node in the network.
LINK TIME, noun. The point at which multiple binary objects are merged into a larger program; literally, the time at which they are linked. Often used attributively;
LINK TOPOLOGY, noun. (Internet) The study of the linked structure of the World Wide Web.
LINK UP, verb. (transitive) to link or join together
LINK UP, verb. (intransitive) to become linked or joined together
LINK WHORE, noun. (idiomatic) (Internet) Someone who goes to great lengths to get other people to link to his/her website or blog
LINK WHORES, noun. Plural of link whore
LINK WHORING, noun. (Internet) (idiomatic) The practice of going out of one's way to place links to one's website on someone else's webpage.

Dictionary definition

LINK, noun. The means of connection between things linked in series.
LINK, noun. A fastener that serves to join or connect; "the walls are held together with metal links placed in the wet mortar during construction".
LINK, noun. The state of being connected; "the connection between church and state is inescapable".
LINK, noun. A connecting shape.
LINK, noun. A unit of length equal to 1/100 of a chain.
LINK, noun. (computing) an instruction that connects one part of a program or an element on a list to another program or list.
LINK, noun. A channel for communication between groups; "he provided a liaison with the guerrillas".
LINK, noun. A two-way radio communication system (usually microwave); part of a more extensive telecommunication network.
LINK, noun. An interconnecting circuit between two or more locations for the purpose of transmitting and receiving data.
LINK, verb. Make a logical or causal connection; "I cannot connect these two pieces of evidence in my mind"; "colligate these facts"; "I cannot relate these events at all".
LINK, verb. Connect, fasten, or put together two or more pieces; "Can you connect the two loudspeakers?"; "Tie the ropes together"; "Link arms".
LINK, verb. Be or become joined or united or linked; "The two streets connect to become a highway"; "Our paths joined"; "The travelers linked up again at the airport".
LINK, verb. Link with or as with a yoke; "yoke the oxen together".

Wise words

A kind word warms a man throughout three winters.
Turkish Proverb