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A chain is a serial assembly of connected pieces, called links, typically made of metal, with an overall character similar to that of a rope in that it is flexible and curved in compression but linear, rigid, and load-bearing in tension. [1]

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Arnold Schoenberg

Arnold Franz Walter Schoenberg or Schönberg (13 September 187413 July 1951) was an Austrian-American composer, music theorist, teacher, writer, and painter.

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Ball and chain

A ball and chain was a physical restraint device historically applied to prisoners, primarily in the British Empire and its former colonies, from the 17th century until as late as the mid-20th century.

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Bar-link chain

A bar-link chain, also called a block-and-bar chain or a block chain, is a mechanical drive chain.

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Belly chain (restraint)

A belly chain (also known as "waist chain," or "Martin chain") is a physical restraint worn by prisoners, consisting of a chain around the waist, to which the prisoner's hands may be chained or cuffed.

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Belt (mechanical)

A belt is a loop of flexible material used to link two or more rotating shafts mechanically, most often parallel.

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Bicycle chain

A bicycle chain is a roller chain that transfers power from the pedals to the drive-wheel of a bicycle, thus propelling it.

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Bicycle lock

A bicycle lock is a security device used to deter bicycle theft, generally by fastening the bicycle to a fixed object, e.g., a bike rack.

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Boom (navigational barrier)

A boom or a chain (also boom defence, harbour chain, river chain, chain boom, boom chain or variants) is an obstacle strung across a navigable stretch of water to control or block navigation.

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A cannon (plural: cannon or cannons) is a type of gun classified as artillery that launches a projectile using propellant.

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A carabiner or karabiner is a specialized type of shackle, a metal loop with a spring-loaded gate used to quickly and reversibly connect components, most notably in safety-critical systems.

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Chain (unit)

A chain is a unit of length that measures 66 feet, 22 yards, 100 links,or 4 rods (20.1168 m).

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Chain boat navigation

Chain-boat navigation or chain-ship navigation is a little-known chapter in the history of shipping on European rivers.

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Chain drive

Chain drive is a way of transmitting mechanical power from one place to another.

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Chain gang

A chain gang is a group of prisoners chained together to perform menial or physically challenging work as a form of punishment.

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Chain gun

A chain gun is a type of machine gun or autocannon that uses an external source of power to cycle the weapon rather than diverting energy from the cartridge, and does so via a continuous loop of chain similar to that used on a motorcycle or bicycle.

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Chain letter

A chain letter is a message that attempts to convince the recipient to make a number of copies of the letter and then pass them on to a certain number of recipients (either a predefined number or as many as possible).

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Chain pump

The chain pump is type of a water pump in which several circular discs are positioned on an endless chain.

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Chain sinnet

A chain sinnet (or chain sennit) is a method of shortening a rope or other cable while in use or for storage.

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Chain stitch

Chain stitch is a sewing and embroidery technique in which a series of looped stitches form a chain-like pattern.

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Chain weapon

A chain weapon is a weapon made of one or more heavy objects attached to a chain, sometimes with a handle.

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Chain-link fencing

A chain-link fence (also referred to as wire netting, wire-mesh fence, chain-wire fence, cyclone fence, hurricane fence, or diamond-mesh fence) is a type of woven fence usually made from galvanized or LLDPE-coated steel wire.

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In artillery, chain-shot is an obsolete type of projectile formed of two sub-calibre balls, or half-balls, chained together.

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A chainsaw is a portable, mechanical saw which cuts with a set of teeth attached to a rotating chain that runs along a guide bar.

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Clevis fastener

A clevis fastener is a three-piece fastener system consisting of a clevis, clevis pin, and tang.

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Compression (physics)

In mechanics, compression is the application of balanced inward ("pushing") forces to different points on a material or structure, that is, forces with no net sum or torque directed so as to reduce its size in one or more directions.

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Curb chain

A curb chain, or curb strap, is a piece of horse tack required for proper use on any type of curb bit.

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In mathematics, a curve (also called a curved line in older texts) is, generally speaking, an object similar to a line but that need not be straight.

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In physics and mathematics, the dimension of a mathematical space (or object) is informally defined as the minimum number of coordinates needed to specify any point within it.

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Door chain

A door chain, security chain, or security door chain consists of a small chain attached to the door frame, which attaches to a track on the door for security purposes.

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A doughnut or donut (both: or; see etymology section) is a type of fried dough confection or dessert food.

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Figaro chain

Figaro is a popular gold or silver link chain design that incorporates a pattern of 2 or 3 small circular links with 1 elongated oval link.

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Flat chain

Flat chain is a form of chain used chiefly in agricultural machinery.

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From the House of the Dead

From the House of the Dead is an opera in three acts by Leoš Janáček.

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Gunter's chain

Gunter's chain or the surveyor's chain (also known as Gunter’s measurement or surveyor’s measurement) is a distance measuring device used for land survey.

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is a large cantata for five vocal soloists, narrator, chorus and large orchestra, composed by Arnold Schönberg, on poems by the Danish novelist Jens Peter Jacobsen (translated from Danish to German by Robert Franz Arnold).

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Handcuffs are restraint devices designed to secure an individual's wrists close together.

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High-tensile chain

A high-tensile chain, also referred to as a transport chain, is a link chain with a high tensile strength used for drawing or securing loads.

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Hoist (device)

A hoist is a device used for lifting or lowering a load by means of a drum or lift-wheel around which rope or chain wraps.

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In computing, a hyperlink, or simply a link, is a reference to data that the reader can directly follow either by clicking, tapping, or hovering.

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Interconnectivity refers to the state or quality of being connected together, or to the potential to connect in an easy and effective way.

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Interdependence is the mutual reliance between two or more groups.

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Internal combustion engine

An internal combustion engine (ICE) is a heat engine where the combustion of a fuel occurs with an oxidizer (usually air) in a combustion chamber that is an integral part of the working fluid flow circuit.

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Jack chain

A jack chain is a type of chain made of thin wire, with figure-eight-shaped links, and loops at right angles to each other.

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Jewellery (British English) or jewelry (American English)see American and British spelling differences consists of small decorative items worn for personal adornment, such as brooches, rings, necklaces, earrings, pendants, bracelets, and cufflinks.

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Jewellery chain

Fine metal chains are used in jewellery to encircle parts of the body, namely the neck, wrists and ankles, and they also serve as points to hang decorative charms and pendants.

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A keychain, or keyring, is a small chain, usually made from metal or plastic, that connects a small item to a keyring.

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Lariat chain

A Lariat chain is a loop of chain that hangs off, and is spun by a wheel.

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Lead (tack)

A lead, lead line, lead rope (USA) or head collar rope (UK), is used to lead an animal such as a horse.

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Legcuffs are physical restraints used on the ankles of a person to allow walking only with a restricted stride and to prevent running and effective physical resistance.

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Leoš Janáček

Leoš Janáček (baptised Leo Eugen Janáček; 3 July 1854 – 12 August 1928) was a Czech composer, musical theorist, folklorist, publicist and teacher.

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Lewis (lifting appliance)

A lewis (sometimes called a lewisson) is one of a category of lifting devices used by stonemasons to lift large stones into place with a crane, chain block, or winch.

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Liberty, in politics, consists of the social, political, and economic freedoms to which all community members are entitled.

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Line (geometry)

The notion of line or straight line was introduced by ancient mathematicians to represent straight objects (i.e., having no curvature) with negligible width and depth.

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Livery collar

A livery collar or chain of office is a collar or heavy chain, usually of gold, worn as insignia of office or a mark of fealty or other association in Europe from the Middle Ages onwards.

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Mail (armour)

Mail or maille (also chain mail(le) or chainmail(le)) is a type of armour consisting of small metal rings linked together in a pattern to form a mesh.

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A maillon, maillon rapide or quick link is a metal link, similar to a carabiner.

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Naval warfare

Naval warfare is combat in and on the sea, the ocean, or any other battlespace involving major body of water such as a large lake or wide river.

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O-ring chain

The o-ring chain is a specialized type of roller chain used in the transmission of mechanical power from one sprocket to another.

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Omega chain

An omega chain or omega necklace is a pseudo-chain made by assembling metallic plates on a wire or woven mesh.

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Oppression can refer to an authoritarian regime controlling its citizens via state control of politics, the monetary system, media, and the military; denying people any meaningful human or civil rights; and terrorizing the populace through harsh, unjust punishment, and a hidden network of obsequious informants reporting to a vicious secret police force.

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Percussion instrument

A percussion instrument is a musical instrument that is sounded by being struck or scraped by a beater (including attached or enclosed beaters or rattles); struck, scraped or rubbed by hand; or struck against another similar instrument.

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Physical restraint

Physical restraint refers to means of purposely limiting or obstructing the freedom of a person's bodily movement.

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Pull switch

A pull switch is a switch that is actuated by means of a chain or string.

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Rigging comprises the system of ropes, cables and chains, which support a sailing ship or sail boat's masts—standing rigging, including shrouds and stays—and which adjust the position of the vessel's sails and spars to which they are attached—the running rigging, including halyards, braces, sheets and vangs.

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Rigid chain actuator

A rigid chain actuator, known variously as a linear chain actuator, push-pull chain actuator, electric chain actuator or column-forming chain actuator, is a specialized mechanical linear actuator used in window operating, push-pull material handling and lift applications.

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Roller chain

Roller chain or bush roller chain is the type of chain drive most commonly used for transmission of mechanical power on many kinds of domestic, industrial and agricultural machinery, including conveyors, wire- and tube-drawing machines, printing presses, cars, motorcycles, and bicycles.

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A rope is a group of yarns, plies, fibers or strands that are twisted or braided together into a larger and stronger form.

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Saw chain

The saw chain, or "cutting chain", is a key component of a chainsaw.

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Significant other

Significant other (SO) colloquially used as a gender-neutral term for a person's partner in an intimate relationship without disclosing or presuming anything about marital status, relationship status, or sexual orientation.

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Snow chains

Snow chains, or tire chains, are devices fitted to the tires of vehicles to provide maximum traction when driving through snow and ice.

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A sprocket or sprocket-wheel is a profiled wheel with teeth, or cogs, that mesh with a chain, track or other perforated or indented material.

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Tension (physics)

In physics, tension may be described as the pulling force transmitted axially by the means of a string, cable, chain, or similar one-dimensional continuous object, or by each end of a rod, truss member, or similar three-dimensional object; tension might also be described as the action-reaction pair of forces acting at each end of said elements.

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Timing belt (camshaft)

A timing belt, timing chain or cambelt is a part of an internal combustion engine that synchronizes the rotation of the crankshaft and the camshaft(s) so that the engine's valves open and close at the proper times during each cylinder's intake and exhaust strokes.

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A toilet is a piece of hardware used for the collection or disposal of human urine and feces.

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In geometry, a torus (plural tori) is a surface of revolution generated by revolving a circle in three-dimensional space about an axis coplanar with the circle.

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Tsubakimoto Chain

() is a Japanese manufacturer of power transmission and roller chain products.

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Unicode is a computing industry standard for the consistent encoding, representation, and handling of text expressed in most of the world's writing systems.

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