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Clink,

district in Southwark, a Greater London borough, England. The Clink prison was used from the 13th cent. as a detention place for heretics. Its name is now a slang term for a prison or jail.

clink

1. A short pointed steel bar; used, by striking with a sledgehammer, to break up pavement or road surfaces.
2. One of many small cracks in steel due to differential expansion in heating.
3. A sealed edge between adjacent sheets of flexible-metal roofing material.

clink

Brit a pointed steel tool used for breaking up the surface of a road before it is repaired
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As part of the conference, staff from The Clink Restaurant in Cardiff will work with the Park House, the award-winning restaurant set in a Grade I-listed building in Cardiff, to deliver the conference gala dinner.
We are particularly pleased to see the involvement of the Clink Charity which has been one of our major beneficiaries for the past couple of years."
Clink - set in Bridewell Women's Prison, in the North - was filmed in Liverpool, and also sees actress Gillian Kearney making her directorial debut.
Clink shares his experience: "These words from Colonel Doolittle are worth quoting, 'Nothing is stronger than the heart of a volunteer.' Only one day a year, volunteers came to plant trees and make sure they grew.
The cafe is run by the same charity behind The Clink restaurants, which operate at four prisons including HMP Styal near Wilmslow.
They add: "Known sources of drugs, phone and SIM cards include visitors to The Clink restaurant."
A part of the application concerns the construction of Clink, an integrated facility for interim storage and encapsulation of spent nuclear fuel in Oskarshamn, consisting of the current facility Clab and a new facility for encapsulation of spent nuclear fuel.
Clink is an independent bottle shop and taproom serving a constantly rotating selection of more than 200 craft beers.
Young, Clink and Clink's passenger, 50-year-old Pamela James of Bend, were declared dead at the scene.
The Clink was named number one on reviews website TripAdvisor out of 946 restaurants in Cardiff.