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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

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(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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Report which links (related to specific course projects and processes) were accessed.
To link Sales (D5) in SubsidiaryA to Sales (BS) in Consolidating, enter an equal sign (=) in Consolidating B5; then go to D5 in SubsidiaryA and press Enter (see exhibit 1).
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Anti-abortionists promote the alleged ABC link because seventeen out of thirty-seven scientific studies that have examined the link showed a small overall increase in breast cancer risk for women who have abortions.
org The Internet Resources link provides a vast selection of useful sites in all categories of practice, hand-picked by fellow CaICPA members.
After someone restores the failed link, the system automatically reconfigures to use all active network links.
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With most of today's Windows word processors--such as AmiPro, Word and WordPerfect--you can transfer or link spreadsheet tables to your documents.