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Link

A unit of length equivalent to 7.92 inches. It is used in the surveying of land.

LINK

see AUTOMATIC TELLER MACHINE.

link

A surveying measurement still seen in older deeds or in deeds using descriptions from earlier times.A link is 7.92 inches.See land measurement conversion.

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In the floating of logs down rivers, instead of having relays of shouters to prevent the logs from jamming, there is now a wire along the bank, with a telephone linked on at every point of danger.
In two days these were linked to long- distance wires; and in eleven days a two-thousand- line switchboard was in full working trim.
Conceive his new position, for I lack words to picture it; conceive him condemned to return to that house, from the very thought of which his soul revolted, and once more to expose himself to capture on the very scene of the misdeed: conceive him linked to the mouldy cab and the familiar cabman.
But far from any such ray of consolation visiting the lost, he stood bare of help and helpers, his portmanteau sequestered in one place, his money deserted in another and guarded by a corpse; himself, so sedulous of privacy, the cynosure of all men's eyes about the station; and, as if these were not enough mischances, he was now fallen in ill-blood with the beast to whom his poverty had linked him!
That "last link" he talked about was still lacking.
In this case, intermediate varieties between the several representative species and their common parent, must formerly have existed in each broken portion of the land, but these links will have been supplanted and exterminated during the process of natural selection, so that they will no longer exist in a living state.
Some distance from the links. Yes, very convenient, isn't it?
Men bolder than these had overthrown and rearranged -- not actually, but within the sphere of theory, which was their most real abode -- the whole system of ancient prejudice, wherewith was linked much of ancient principle.
Hand me those main-mast links there; I would fain feel this pulse, and let mine beat against it; blood against fire!
The clubhouse on the golf links was used, of course, for many other purposes besides that of golf.
Other strips fastened it at intervals up his left leg to deaden the clanking and to prevent the slack links from getting hooked in the bushes.
The long stretch of marshland, on which the golf links were situated, was empty.