Translation of "chain" - English-Russian dictionary

chain

noun uk us /tʃeɪn/
METAL RINGS [ C, U ]

A2 a line of metal rings connected together

цепь
a bicycle chain
She wore a gold chain around her neck.
The hostages were kept in chains.
BUSINESS [ C ]

B1 a number of similar shops, restaurants, etc owned by the same company

сеть
a chain of hotels/supermarkets
EVENTS [ C ]

B2 a series of things that happen one after the other

цепь
His arrival set off a surprising chain of events.

(Translation of “chain noun” from the Cambridge English–Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)