Textual thesaurus for "chain"

(noun) strand, string

a necklace made by a stringing objects together

a string of beads; a strand of pearls;

(noun) concatenation

a series of things depending on each other as if linked together

the chain of command; a complicated concatenation of circumstances

(noun) chemical chain

(chemistry) a series of linked atoms (generally in an organic molecule)

(noun) range, range of mountains, mountain chain, mountain range, chain of mountains

a series of hills or mountains

the valley was between two ranges of hills; the plains lay just beyond the mountain range

(noun) Sir Ernst Boris Chain, Ernst Boris Chain, Chain

British biochemist (born in Germany) who isolated and purified penicillin, which had been discovered in 1928 by Sir Alexander Fleming (1906-1979)