- the act or process of catenating.
- Chemistry. the linking of identical atoms to form chainlike molecules.
Origin of catenation
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Related Words for catenationarray, string, progression, arrangement, streak, classification, concatenation, course, row, chain, continuity, run, track, sequel, procession, train, disposition, cycle, continuance, placement
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Historical Examples of 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
J. G. (John Gideon) Millingen