from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A garland or chain made of linked daisies.
  • noun A series of connected events, activities, or things, likened to a garland.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A garland created from the daisies (the flowers).
  • noun 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.
  • noun electrical engineering Placing several electrical or electronic devices in parallel by either their power connections or their data connections or both.
  • noun A series of synthesizers, samplers, sequencers, or various other MIDI devices connected to one another in a chain via MIDI cables
  • noun rock climbing A ladder made from nylon tape, originally made by chaining together several loops of nylon tape.
  • noun A large nylon loop sewn together at intervals along the midlength, used to decelerate a falling climber.
  • noun 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.
  • noun 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.
  • noun 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.
  • verb electronics To connect a network in sequence from one node to another through the connected devices.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun flower chain consisting of a string of daisies linked by their stems; worn by students on class day at some schools
  • noun (figurative) a series of associated things or people or experiences


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