American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A garland or chain made of linked daisies.
- n. A series of connected events, activities, or experiences, likened to a garland: "It's a vast daisy chain of status, stretching from the first toddler group to the entry-level position at an investment banking house” ( James Traub).
- n. A garland created from the daisies (the flowers).
- n. computer engineering A bus wiring scheme in which a series of devices are connected in sequence, A to B, B to C, C to D, etc.
- n. electrical engineering Placing several electrical or electronic devices in parallel by either their power connections or their data connections or both.
- n. A series of synthesizers, samplers, sequencers, or various other MIDI devices connected to one another in a chain via MIDI cables
- n. rock climbing A ladder made from nylon tape, originally made by chaining together several loops of nylon tape.
- n. A large nylon loop sewn together at intervals along the midlength, used to decelerate a falling climber.
- n. backpacking A small strip of webbing with multiple loops, which allows the backpacker to secure many different types of objects to the exterior of the pack.
- n. Any series of complicated relationships in which, over time, people have had different partners who have themselves had other partners within the same group of people.
- n. sexuality A group sex formation involving multiple partners, with the participants lying in a circle, putting their mouth to the genitals of the next person.
- v. electronics To connect a network in sequence from one node to another through the connected devices.
- n. flower chain consisting of a string of daisies linked by their stems; worn by students on class day at some schools
- n. (figurative) a series of associated things or people or experiences
“In the old days, Mr. Solasz and his sons explain, butchers relied on handsaws and a daisy chain of meat hooks to break down sides into its familiar cuts such as briskets, chucks and sirloins.”
“I hastily clip myself into the anchor with my daisy chain and set to work untangling the 170-foot remaining length of my originally 200-foot rope.”
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