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    • 1.1(in chain)

      eslabón masculine
      • I am a link in a chain, a bond of connection between persons.
      • The other vital link in the chain are the bureaucrats.
      • You start with a problem and you uncover deeper and quiet different contents in the chain of links leading to the deepest cause of the problem you started with.
      • She had me stop and asked me where the original idea behind starting the conversation had originated and we mentally retraced the links in my chain of thought back to the totally innocuous thing that had started it.
      • That simple purchase, however, was foreordained to be a vital link in the chain of Reformation history in England.
      • In reality, even in the first links of the chain of causality the causes have already flowed and dissolved beyond the scope of our vision.
      • All commands of this chain will keep rotating in the replay loop one by one like links of the chain circled around a rod.
      • I'm swinging so high that the chain links rattle at the top of each arc.
      • That earns you a suit of medieval armor and a giant cannonball lashed to your left leg with five links of rusty chain.
      • He makes a speciality of finding the weak link in the chain.
      • Strengthen the primary and assistance muscles and you'll have no weak links in the chain.
      • Not all the links in their chain of logic are steel.
      • It is important that the Government does not break any links in the chain when implementing the report.
      • The bay is made up of two parts, like two links in a chain, separated by a coral or sandbar.
      • It is a tactic he has employed before, but it serves to clarify hidden links in a chain of process and development.
      • On his right arm just above the elbow he wore several cords, and one chain of metal links, with charms attached to them.
      • Of the three links in his argument chain, I do not dispute the last.
      • The purpose of this study is to provide one missing link in a growing chain of knowledge.
      • The police know there are people who could provide those vital missing links which would bring the driver to justice.
      • Many of the men wear finely-wrought gold rings, like open links of chain, around their necks.

    • 1.2cuff link

      gemelo masculine
      mancorna feminine Colombia
      collera feminine Chile
      mancuernilla feminine Mexico
      mancuerna feminine Mexico

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    • 2.1(connection)

      conexión feminine
      to establish a link between two incidents relacionar dos incidentes
      • She will tell universities they must forge closer links with their local communities and schools.
      • For those who want a stable Asia, the interest in establishing close links with Japan should be obvious.
      • At the time, the Arab ambassadors expressed their interest in fostering more business links with Scottish companies.
      • It has developed links with 8,500 companies and with all of York and North Yorkshire's secondary schools, and 85 per cent of its primary schools.
      • He now has a Birmingham and a Westmead branch as well as links with many other companies.
      • ‘Ken has close links with other company chairmen and chief executives and investors,’ says Park.
      • All these magazines have deals with the record companies, even personal links with the stars themselves.
      • He also asserted that they had yet to investigate to see if there were any links with some of the executives at the state company.
      • Some insurance companies have links with alarm providers and locksmiths who may offer extra discount on the cost of locks or alarms.
      • When that happens we deal with the culprits and we have established good links with the bus company.
      • What is the University doing to forge closer links with the local community?
      • The US study found men who do not have many close links with friends and family have higher levels of a blood molecule which indicates inflammation.
      • A succession of tutors was his only tenuous link with the larger world.
      • He said Bradford had many experts in inter-faith relations and good links with other faith leaders, which made the city the perfect place to deliver training.
      • The spokesman said one of the conditions of the company continuing their contract was that he severed links with the company.
      • We are trying to reach as many of our former students and graduates as possible to tell them to come along and meet old friends and renew links with their former college.
      • This makes it harder to question and challenge the structures and authorities which affect our lives or to make the links with others in similar situations or who will support us.
      • I applaud social, cultural and trading links with our European friends.
      • He omitted to tell investors of his links with some of those companies.
      • Most Pakistani Americans maintain close links with relatives and friends in Pakistan.

    • 2.2(tie, bond)

      vínculo masculine
      lazo masculine
      the cultural links between the two countries los vínculos / lazos culturales entre ambos países
      • to have links with sb/sth estar vinculado a algn/algo

    • 2.3Telecommunications Transport

      conexión feminine
      enlace masculine
      rail/air link conexión ferroviaria/aérea
      • Transportation links by road and water continue to be erratic in Croatia, so flying to Split and taking the ferry remains the most efficient means of getting to and from the island.
      • Residents are set to fight plans for a proposed link road to ease traffic congestion between Wigan and Atherton.
      • What's more, secondary ports tend to lack the high-capacity road and rail links that big transport centers demand.
      • Lastly, the state of the rail and road links between Hastings and London is a reason to improve the digital connectivity - making it less necessary to travel.
      • Further, the committee also stated that all the link roads were carrying traffic much above their capacity.
      • And, he said, some of the planned improvements in existing road and public transport links would make all the difference.
      • Damage to roads and other transport links was extensive, and took many days to repair.
      • A look at a map will confirm that the ‘natural’ east-west rail and road links converge on Montreal.
      • Yet, distance is not the only criteria on which to compare the options of VHF and satellite links.
      • An exclusion zone has been declared, and road and transport links nearby have been closed.
      • Satellite links will also be useful whenever time is an issue.
      • However, Mr Clark stressed the need to improve road transport links to the airport because of its location.
      • From now on, he said, bosses of commerce and industry will have a real say on issues like allocating land for business and housing development, road links and transportation.
      • The Teledesic architecture is wireless point-to-point links between a satellite and a fixed station on the ground.
      • To keep up, we not only must build more effective transportation links, but we must operate them more efficiently.
      • Before there were roads or rail links, the colony built a pier so boats could transport people and supplies from Mobile.
      • Roads, rail links, airports, public housing, factories - all subsidised for the central economy - were on the brink of ruin.
      • While HAPs are unproven, Internet traffic is traveling over geosynchronous satellite links today.
      • The problem is, they can already do so via commercial services that use satellite links to provide in-flight Wi-Fi access.
      • Each of the flats for the deaf has been set up with a computer video link, enabling the deaf tenants to communicate in sign language with workers in the staff base.

    • 2.4Computing

      (between programs, terminals) enlace masculine
      (in compilation) montaje masculine
      click here to follow the link haz clic / pulsa aquí para seguir el enlace
      • Sorry I can't post a direct link to any direct article.
      • Click on the audio link at the bottom of the page.
      • One hides its adverts amongst the normal links at the bottom of each page.
      • Do you want to know the best way to obtain inbound links to your web site?
      • You may republish if you include an active link to the original and leave this notice in place.

transitive verb

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    (components) unir
    (components) enlazar
    (terminals) conectar
    to link arms tomarse del brazo
    • Direct trains to Greenwich, Lewisham, Gravesend and Charing Cross, combined with several bus routes linking the town to Dartford and Bluewater, make it easy to get in and out of Crayford.
    • What about the promise that Sligo would be linked up to the new natural gas line?
    • Built on an old railway line, the 35-mile track links Bordeaux with Sauveterre de Guyenne.
    • Instead, new bus routes will link town centres and communities to railway stations.
    • It is one of only a few routes linking the village with Colchester and diversions will have to be set up directing traffic on to a narrower route along Haye Lane.
    • The 3-kilometer tunnel links Sochi with five settlements in the mountains, including the popular Krasnaya Polyana ski resort.
    • The town is considering extending the trails to eventually link the entire route around the lake.
    • An extensive network of highways links Mexican cities and towns.
    • In addition to linking villages to market towns and services such as doctors' surgeries and Green Hammerton post office, the mini-bus will be available for hire by community groups and schools.
    • There are direct and mechanical effects, such as flicking a light switch that directly links two pieces of metal, and a light goes on immediately.
    • They were never linked up to Tendring Council's monitoring centre and were not maintained.
    • North Yorkshire Police had raised concerns over the plans, because of the small size of the building, suggesting the staircase linking the two floors could become a flashpoint for any trouble.
    • The property is adjacent to the Great Southern Hotel and also links to Shop Street, one of Galway's main retail areas.
    • They are medium-distance through-routes connecting important towns and linking the national primary routes.
    • The property also links to Shop Street, one of Galway's main retail areas.
    • Do not link more than three light strands, unless the directions indicate it is safe.
    • Officers believe the vandals followed a route as the targeted streets all link up with one another.
    • To share the video conversation with a wider audience, the phone can be linked up to a TV.
    • The bus station is set to be built on what is currently Osborne Street, and link with the proposed Vineyard Gate shopping development.
    • The suggestion for linking our major rivers is not new.
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    (buildings/towns) unir
    (buildings/towns) conectar
    the two groups are closely linked los dos grupos están estrechamente vinculados
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    (facts/events) relacionar
    to link sth to/with sth relacionar algo con algo
    • In this connection he links Vermeer's name to that of Canaletto, who is believed to have used the camera extensively and who is also remarkable for his wide-angle perspectives.
    • Vision links strategic policy to tactical actions; leadership relates to training the next generation of military personnel.
    • He went into sports sponsorship full time, setting up deals in football and motor sport, sometimes linking the pair together.
    • As he suggests, linking artistic motivation with money purely to increase the ease of studying copyright would be too simplistic.
    • An alternative view might instead suggest linking globalization to the creation of a global regulatory framework that would make markets accountable to international political institutions.
    • The club have linked up with the nearby secondary school in the search for design ideas for next season's new kits.
    • But the fact of the matter is that people, personalities and policy are closely linked.
    • It also has a cross border element and is also linked up with schools in Austria and Luxembourg.
    • Every pupil will be linked up with an undergraduate mentor and they will attend lectures as well as lessons.
    • The moment we linked up with dogs is probably one of the most crucial events in human history.
    • What links Carnaby Street boutiques with the Hornsey student sit-in of May '68?
    • The bid to avoid deadlock at the summit also suggested linking the rebate's evolution to agricultural aid after 2013.
    • Several potential mechanisms have been suggested linking cardiovascular disease and death with binge drinking and alcohol withdrawal.
    • Reports suggested the alert was linked to a series of attacks with a white powder being sent to banks across the area.
    • The former Real Madrid ace linked up with his new Middlesbrough team mates for the first time yesterday.
    • The liberal view is that linking them together has been a successful policy over a period of decades and that whatever changes may or may not be made to the program should preserve this linkage.
    • There was nothing more than anecdotal evidence to suggest illnesses were linked to the scheme.
    • It linked up with the experiences of the workforce and appealed directly to them.
    • And when he returned to England, he linked up with his old school to send out unwanted books.
    • The exhibit suggests that body art links an individual to a society, group, or class.

intransitive verb

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    Computing Telecommunications
    to link into sth conectar / enlazar con algo