A link is defined as a ring or loop that makes up a chain.(noun)
The definition of a link is a word or group of words that act as a way to cross reference to other documents or files on the computer.(noun)
An example of link is clicking on "thesaurus" while on a definition page within YourDictionary.com.
To link means to join or connect together.(verb)
An example of to link is joining two ends of a chain together with a lock.
See link in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME linke < Scand, as in ON hlekkr, Dan lænke, Swed länk, in same senses, akin to OE hlence, link of a chain, coat of mail < base of hlencan, to twist < IE base *kleng-, to bend, wind > lank
transitive verb, intransitive verb
Origin: prob. < ML linchinus, var. of lichinus, a lamp < L lychnus, a light < Gr lychnos, a lamp < IE *luksnos < base *leuk-, to shine, light
See link in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English linke
Origin: , of Scandinavian origin
Origin: ; akin to Old Norse hlekkr, *hlenkr
Origin: , from *hlenkr.
Origin: Possibly from Medieval Latin linchinus, lichnus, candle
Origin: , from Latin lychnus
Origin: , from Greek lukhnos, lamp; see leuk- in Indo-European roots.
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