chain-link fence
noun Date: circa 1927 a fence of heavy steel wire woven to form a diamond-shaped mesh

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • chain'-link fence — noun An openwork fence made from interconnecting wire • • • Main Entry: ↑chain …   Useful english dictionary

  • chain-link fence — n a type of fence made of wire twisted together into a diamond pattern …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • chain-link fence — noun count a fence made of thick wire woven into a pattern of DIAMOND shapes …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • chain-link fence — chain′ link fence′ n. bui a mesh fence made of thick steel wire woven in a diamond shaped pattern …   From formal English to slang

  • chain-link fence — a mesh fence made of thick steel wire and having a diamond shaped pattern. * * * chain link fence UK US noun [countable] [singular chain link fence plural chain link fences] a fence made of wire netting Thesaurus: fence …   Useful english dictionary

  • chain-link fence — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms chain link fence : singular chain link fence plural chain link fences a fence made of wire netting …   English dictionary

  • chain link fence — noun : a fence of heavy steel wire woven in continuous spirals so that when the spirals are integrated with each other a diamond shaped mesh is formed * * * chain link fence, a fence of heavy steel wire woven into a lattice and supported by steel …   Useful english dictionary

  • chain-link fence — a mesh fence made of thick steel wire and having a diamond shaped pattern. * * * …   Universalium

  • Chain-link fencing — Chainlink redirects here. For other uses, see Chainlink (disambiguation). Chain link fencing showing the diamond patterning. A chain link fence (also referred to as wire netting, chain wire fence, cyclone fence or hurricane fence) is a type of… …   Wikipedia

  • chain-link — /chayn lingk /, adj. of, pertaining to, or resembling a chain link fence, as in its diamond shapes or linked couplings: a chain link fabric. [1895 1900] * * * adj. [attrib.] made of wire in a diamond shaped mesh a chain link fence …   Useful english dictionary

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