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link

1. a connecting piece in a mechanism, often having pivoted ends
2. a unit of length equal to one hundredth of a chain. 1 link of a Gunter's chain is equal to 7.92 inches, and of an engineer's chain to 1 foot

Link

The part of a building addition that connects to an existing building; often recessed from the facade and sometimes constructed of different materials, when the style of the addition is not similar to the existing building.

link

[liŋk]
(civil engineering)
A standardized part of a surveyor's chain, which is 7.92 inches (20.1168 centimeters) in the Gunter's chain and 1 foot (30.48 centimeters) in the engineer's chain.
(communications)
General term used to indicate the existence of communications facilities between two points.
(computer science)
(design engineering)
One of the rings of a chain.
A connecting piece in the moving parts of a machine.

link

(file system)

link

(hypertext)

link

(1) In communications, a line, channel or circuit over which data are transmitted.

(2) An address that points to a Web page or other file (image, video, PDF, etc.) on a Web server. Links reside on Web pages, in email messages and word processing documents as well as any other document type that supports hypertext and URL addressing. See URL and hypertext.

(3) In data management, a pointer embedded within a record that refers to data or the location of data in another record.

(4) In programming, a call to another program or subroutine.
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Link Up, which has more than 30,000 customers on its books, charges sellers a pounds 95 up-front fee.
Pat Ryan with Express Link Up, who is leading the project, will present a plaque for permanent display at the Royal London Hospital commemorating these key partners.
Developed in association with Stephen Heppell, live link ups with schools from around the world including Australia and the Cayman Islands were also broadcast, and the UK students on the 'Learning Elsewhere' stand were able to talk to the international students about how technology is used in each of their school systems.
There will be the great tradition of the nationwide sing-a-long via the live link ups to the Proms in the Park in Carrickfergus, Glasgow, Swansea, Tees Valley and the Royal Albert Hall.