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Synonyms for chain

Synonyms for chain

something that physically confines the legs or arms

a number of things placed or occurring one after the other

to restrict the activity or free movement of

Synonyms for chain

a series of things depending on each other as if linked together

(chemistry) a series of linked atoms (generally in an organic molecule)

(business) a number of similar establishments (stores or restaurants or banks or hotels or theaters) under one ownership

anything that acts as a restraint

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British biochemist (born in Germany) who isolated and purified penicillin, which had been discovered in 1928 by Sir Alexander Fleming (1906-1979)

a linked or connected series of objects

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a necklace made by a stringing objects together


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connect or arrange into a chain by linking

fasten or secure with chains

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Cardiomyopathy: a systematic review of disease-causing mutations in myosin heavy chain 7 and their phenotypic manifestations.
The outer arm dynein of metazoan sperm is comprised of two heavy chains (HC; [alpha], [beta], ~500 kDa, three to five intermediate chains (IC;60-120 kDa, and six light chains (LC; 8-30 kDa) (36,37) (Fig.
Human immunoglobulins are broadly classified into five major serologically different heavy chain isotypes (IgM, IgG, IgA, IgD and IgE) and two distinct light chain isotypes (Kappa and Lambda) (1).
Sunder was rocking gently - typical behaviour by such an animal under stress, all four legs shackled by heavy chains.
Annie the Asian elephant was filmed being struck with a metal pitchfork, kicked in the face and body and shackled by heavy chains at the Bobby Roberts Super Circus.
2-4) When the light chains are attached to the heavy chains, the light chains are referred to as bound light chains and when they are not attached to heavy chains they are called as free light chains.
All of that unleashes, and the tree and the dry dirt outside and the dusty wood floor and the wrists and the heavy chains and the way I, the child, the girl, lay on her belly, stretched out, her shirt and pants getting dusty, her belly on the coolness of the floor, wood slats, the smoothness, the body stretched out, the girl, listening, not listening, knowing what they do, she can't help but hear, feels it's her fault because she is there, because she is alive, because she can hear, because she cannot stop them.
However, on Christmas Eve Scrooge is visited by the ghost of his former business partner, Jacob Marley, who is now forced to spend his afterlife carrying heavy chains forged from his own greedy ways.
Most patients with CSH have a serum paraprotein composed of [kappa] light chain, but the heavy chains can be varied.
NCHB-8 stevedores used heavy chains to lash them down so that if stormy weather were encountered during the voyage, the cargo would not careen across the hold with each roll of the ship.
Five types of immunoglobulin heavy chains have been identified: gamma, alpha, mu, delta and epsilon.
It seems to have used a series of pontoons held in place by two heavy chains, anchored firmly to the shores on both ends.
The big statement necklace adds drama with heavy chains, big eads and eclectic materials, like the satin floral necklace featured, with prices starting at pounds 12.