Linkwork Link"work` (l[i^][ng]k"w[^u]rk`), n. 1. A fabric consisting of links made of metal or other material fastened together; also, a chain. [1913 Webster]

And thou shalt make hooks of gold, and two chains of fine gold; linkwork and wreathed. --Udall. [1913 Webster]

2. Mechanism in which links, or intermediate connecting pieces, are employed to transmit motion from one part to another. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • linkwork — [liŋk′wʉrk΄] n. 1. anything made in links, as a chain 2. a gear system operating by links …   English World dictionary

  • linkwork — /lingk werrk /, n. 1. something composed of links, as a chain. 2. a linkage. 3. Mach. a mechanism or device in which motion is transmitted by links. [1520 30; LINK1 + WORK] * * * …   Universalium

  • linkwork — noun a) A fabric made from linked pieces of metal b) A mechanism of linked components …   Wiktionary

  • linkwork — n. something made up of links; system of links …   English contemporary dictionary

  • linkwork — link•work [[t]ˈlɪŋkˌwɜrk[/t]] n. 1) something composed of links, as a chain 2) a linkage • Etymology: 1520–30 …   From formal English to slang

  • linkwork — /ˈlɪŋkwɜk/ (say lingkwerk) noun 1. a thing composed of links, as a chain. 2. a linkage. 3. Machinery a mechanism or device in which motion is transmitted by links …   Australian English dictionary

  • linkwork — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun 1. : something (as a chain or a fabric of metal mesh) consisting of interlocking links 2. : linkage 3a …   Useful english dictionary

  • The Album Leaf — Infobox Musical artist Name = The Album Leaf Img capt =Jimmy Lavalle in Tokyo, 2006 Background = group or band Origin = San Diego, California, U.S. Instruments = Genre = Ambient, Post Rock Years active = 1998 Present Label = Sub Pop City Slang… …   Wikipedia

  • Water clock — For the individual water clock at The Children s Museum of Indianapolis, see Water clock (Indianapolis). A display of two outflow water clocks from the Ancient Agora Museum in Athens. The top is an original from the late 5th century BC. The… …   Wikipedia

  • Linkage (mechanical) — This article is about assemblies of links designed to manage forces and movement. For other uses, see Linkage. Variable stroke engine (Autocar Handbook, Ninth edition) A mechanical linkage is an assembly of bodies connected together to manage… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”