Catenating
Catenate Cat"e*nate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Catenated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Catenating}.] [L. catenatus, p. p. of catenare, fr. catena chain. See {Chain}.] To connect, in a series of links or ties; to chain. --E. Darwin. [1913 Webster]

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  • catenating — Occurring in a chain or series. [L. catenatus, chained] * * * cat·e·nat·ing (katґə nātґing) [L. catena a chain] forming part of a chain or complex of symptoms …   Medical dictionary

  • catenating — v. link, connect chain links …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Catenate — Cat e*nate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Catenated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Catenating}.] [L. catenatus, p. p. of catenare, fr. catena chain. See {Chain}.] To connect, in a series of links or ties; to chain. E. Darwin. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Catenated — Catenate Cat e*nate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Catenated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Catenating}.] [L. catenatus, p. p. of catenare, fr. catena chain. See {Chain}.] To connect, in a series of links or ties; to chain. E. Darwin. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • catenate — /kat n ayt /, v.t., catenated, catenating. to link together; form into a connected series: catenated cells. [1615 25; < L catenatus chained, equiv. to caten(a) a chain + atus ATE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • catenation — /kat n ay sheuhn/, n. 1. the act or process of catenating. 2. Chem. the linking of identical atoms to form chainlike molecules. [1635 45; < L catenation , s. of catenatio; see CATENATE, ION] * * * ▪ chemistry       chemical linkage into chains of …   Universalium

  • catenation — noun a) The act or process of catenating. b) The ability of a few elements, most especially carbon, to yield chains and rings by forming covalent bonds with atoms of the same element …   Wiktionary

  • catenate — [kat′ə nāt΄] vt. catenated, catenating [< L catenatus, pp. of catenare < catena, CHAIN] to form into a chain or linked series; link catenation n …   English World dictionary

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