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- adj. Without a chain.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Having no chain; not restrained or fettered.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having no chains; incapable of being chained or bound down.
- In machinery, without a chain: used to describe machines or vehicles in which at one time a chain-gear or chain-drive was used, but in which it has been replaced by direct gears and shafting: as, a chainless bicycle, a chainless motor-car, etc.
chain + -less (Wiktionary)