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English definition of “chain”

chain

noun [C] (CONNECTED RINGS)   /tʃeɪn/
a length of metal rings that are connected together and used for fastening or supporting, and in machinery: She looped the chain around her bike and locked it to the fence. A chain is also a length of connected rings worn as jewelry: Mary wore a silver chain around her neck.
(Definition of chain noun (CONNECTED RINGS) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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