chaining


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chaining

[′chān·iŋ]
(civil engineering)
In land surveying, measuring distance by means of a chain or tape.
(computer science)
A method of storing records which are not necessarily contiguous, in which the records are arranged in a sequence and each record contains means to identify its successor.

chaining

In surveying, the measuring of a distance by use of a chain or tape.

chaining

Linking items or records to form a chain. Each link in the chain points to the next item.