in·​ter·​link | \ ˌin-tər-ˈliŋk How to pronounce interlink (audio) \
interlinked; interlinking; interlinks

Definition of interlink

transitive verb

: to link together

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interlink \ ˈin-​tər-​ˌliŋk How to pronounce interlink (audio) \ noun

Examples of interlink in a Sentence

she was idly interlinking paper clips into a chain as she listened
Recent Examples on the Web Ahold decided to accelerate the build out of its online channels and to interlink e-commerce with the brick-and-mortar business because of the pandemic, Ms. Knight said. Nina Trentmann, WSJ, "Stop & Shop Owner Doubles Down on E-Commerce Amid Pandemic," 17 Aug. 2020 While the Trump administration has distinguished between the state’s authority to set smog and greenhouse gas standards, Becerra’s office argues tailpipe emissions and public health are interlinked. Dustin Gardiner,, "California and 22 states file lawsuit over Trump’s stance on emissions standards," 20 Sep. 2019 Meanwhile Google’s engineers will be working to improve their qubits to produce fewer errors—potentially allowing many more qubits to be interlinked. Neil Savage, Scientific American, "Hands-On with Google’s Quantum Computer," 24 Oct. 2019 Because the polymer fibers are not just interlinking but exchanging strands, this leads to the healing behavior. Caroline Delbert, Popular Mechanics, "Future Lithium-Ion Batteries Could One Day 'Heal' Themselves," 31 Dec. 2019 But California officials have argued the state’s ability to set smog and greenhouse gas standards are intertwined, and that tailpipe emissions and public health are interlinked. Dustin Gardiner,, "California, 22 other states sue to defend stricter auto-emissions standards," 15 Nov. 2019 If these companies are successful, the entire world could be suddenly interlinked as never before, with the Internet becoming truly omnipresent for essentially every human on the planet. Jonathan O'callaghan, Scientific American, "The Risky Rush for Mega Constellations," 31 Oct. 2019 For instance, a significant area of Panna Tiger Reserve in Madhya Pradesh was approved for diversion for Ken-Betwa river interlinking project and diversion of forest area from Palamu Tiger reserve was approved for North Koel dam in Jharkhand. Mayank Aggarwal, Quartz India, "Tigers in a southern reserve are victims of India’s aggressive push towards nuclear energy," 15 July 2019 Even at a distance, they are inextricably interlinked and act like a single object. Jennifer Ouellette, Quanta Magazine, "Alice and Bob Meet the Wall of Fire," 21 Dec. 2012

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First Known Use of interlink

1587, in the meaning defined above

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“Interlink.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Mar. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of interlink

: to connect (two or more things) together

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