noun (used with a plural verb)
Origin of links
Can be confusedlinks lynx
Definition for links (2 of 3)
- (in a surveyor's chain) a unit of length equal to 7.92 inches (20.12 centimeters).
- one of 100 rods or loops of equal length forming a surveyor's or engineer's chain.
verb (used with or without object)
- to create links in or to a Web page or electronic document: The page is linked to my online store.
- to have links to a Web page or electronic document: The essay links to three of my published articles.
Origin of link1
Related formslink·er, noun
Definition for links (3 of 3)
Origin of link2
Examples from the Web for links
At that time, pre -9/11, the links were more subtle and had to be hunted down.
I answered that I had gone and talked to many members of law enforcement who through their investigations understood these links.
The Egyptian government claims the group has links with the now outlawed Muslim Brotherhood.ISIS Wannabes Claim They Killed an American in Egypt|Jamie Dettmer|December 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Neither Iran nor Hezbollah has confirmed these links, but the rhetoric and campaign style of the Houthis mirrors that of both.
Although bats may have creeped us out for centuries, their links to emerging infectious diseases are much more recent.
A wandering wind came sighing past my ears one night upon the Links at Herion, burdened with this story it had to tell.The Dop Doctor|Clotilde Inez Mary Graves
The methods employed to break these links are simple; the carrying out of the methods is oftentimes very difficult.On the Fringe of the Great Fight|George G. Nasmith
Then, to hide his confusion he said to his guest: "What do you think of our links here, Mr. Clemens?"Toaster's Handbook|Peggy Edmund and Harold W. Williams, compilers
The six links of the chain brought by Don Diego were then compared with the larger fragment, and found to correspond exactly.The Exemplary Novels of Cervantes|Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
All the details had been carefully arranged, and trusty "links" appointed to perform the heavy work.Outward Bound|Oliver Optic
British Dictionary definitions for links (1 of 3)
- short for golf links
- (as modifier)a links course