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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of catenate.

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Examples

  • That your brain cells might be catenated to those distant fossilized fireballs would strike you as preposterous, but only slightly more preposterous than your emotional links to the fellow who is lying on the sofa with an ice pack on his face.

    Half Asleep in Frog Pajamas

  • Weaker catenated trains may be dissevered by the sudden exertion of the stronger.

    Zoonomia, Vol. I Or, the Laws of Organic Life

  • In like manner if the actions of the stomach, intestines, and various glands, which are perhaps in part at least caused by or catenated with agreeable sensation, and which perpetually exist during our waking hours, were like the voluntary motions suspended in our sleep; the great accumulation of sensorial power, which would necessarily follow, would be liable to excite inflammation in them.

    Zoonomia, Vol. I Or, the Laws of Organic Life

  • The periods of hunger and thirst become catenated with certain portions of time, or degrees of exhaustion, or other diurnal habits of life.

    Zoonomia, Vol. I Or, the Laws of Organic Life

  • The cure of vertigo will frequently depend on our previously investigating the cause of it, which from what has been delivered above may originate from the disorder of any part of the great tribes of irritative motions, and of the associate motions catenated with them.

    Zoonomia, Vol. I Or, the Laws of Organic Life

  • _Natural actions catenated with daily habits of life.

    Zoonomia, Vol. I Or, the Laws of Organic Life

  • The periods of quotidian fever are either catenated with solar time, and return at the intervals of twenty-four hours; or with lunar time, recurring at the intervals of about twenty-five hours.

    Zoonomia, Vol. I Or, the Laws of Organic Life

  • Some of the irritative sensual, or muscular motions, which were usually not succeeded by sensation, are in this disease succeeded by sensation; and the trains or circles of motions, which were usually catenated with them, are interrupted, or inverted, or proceed in confusion.

    Zoonomia, Vol. I Or, the Laws of Organic Life

  • By these means the irritative movements of the stomach are excited into greater action than is natural; and in consequence all the irritative tribes and trains of motion, which are catenated with them, become susceptible of stronger action from their accustomed stimuli; because these motions are excited both by their usual irritation, and by their association with the increased actions of the stomach and lacteals.

    Zoonomia, Vol. I Or, the Laws of Organic Life

  • At the same time many other catenated circles of action are going on in the person of our fair musician, as well as the motions of her fingers, such as the vital motions, respiration, the movements of her eyes and eyelids, and of the intricate muscles of vocality, according with the fifth preceding article.

    Zoonomia, Vol. I Or, the Laws of Organic Life

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