- the act or process of catenating.
- Chemistry. the linking of identical atoms to form chainlike molecules.
Origin of catenation
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Examples from the Web for catenation
It implies a regular co-ordination of ideas, a catenation of reflections, in which circumstances are linked with each other.Curiosities of Medical Experience
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