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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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Strengthening the chain of survival for sudden cardiac arrest
[4.] ECC Guidelines Part 4: The Automated External Defibrillator Key Link in the Chain of Survival Circulation.
In contrast, the potentially preventable death rate illuminates where care can be improved along the entire chain of survival, from the point of injury to rehabilitation back in the United States.
With more defibrillators we can provide a vital link in the chain of survival so that even more lives can be saved throughout Wales.
Responding to incidents in more rural areas can be challenging, which is why we continue to develop and implement initiatives such as Community First Responder and Public Access Defibrillator schemes, particularly in more remote areas, as these are key to improving the 'chain of survival'."
"It was just about being in the right place at the right time and what we call the chain of survival.
This was the chain of survival at its best, it was brilliant, everyone working together."
While I'm quite confident in my ability to recall and put the rudimentaries of the chain of survival into practice, I desperately need some hands-on experience to boost my overall confidence in my ability to make a difference to someone's life.
"It's all part of the chain of survival. The fact that Zoe was able to start CPR so soon has given Mr James a much better chance.