from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. same as cross-link, n.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a side bond that links two adjacent chains of atoms in a complex molecule
Sorry, no etymologies found.
The thematic, aesthetic and conceptual affinities are neither implied nor explicit, but inherent in the cross-linkage between them.
However, in the spirit of cross-linkage, I wanted to point out this post by a Fantasy Magazine slush reader.
They work by inhibiting cross-linkage between the linear peptidoglycan polymer chains that make up blocks of the cell wall.
First, in plugs formed from the aggregation of chemical constituents, rather than actual body parts, there is usually cross-linkage of mating plug components in order to achieve solidification or coagulation, followed by a process of dissolution.
Such writing might work best in the cross-linkage of the online matrix, although it doesn’t suffer noticeably on the page.