Incatenation In*cat`e*na"tion, n. [LL. incatenatio; L. pref. in- in + catena chain. See {Enchain}.] The act of linking together; enchaining. [R.] --Goldsmith. [1913 Webster]

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  • incatenation — /in kat i nāˈshən/ noun 1. Harnessing 2. Chaining together 3. Linking ORIGIN: L in in, and catēna chain …   Useful english dictionary

  • Enchain — En*chain , v. t. [F. encha[^i]ner; pref. en (L. in) cha[^i]ne chain. See {Chain}, and cf. {Incatenation}.] 1. To bind with a chain; to hold in chains. [1913 Webster] 2. To hold fast; to confine; as, to enchain attention. [1913 Webster] 3. To link …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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