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 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 Hard to get excited about team combat when classes don't interlink for the sake of fun strategy. Sam Machkovech, Ars Technica, "Onrush game review: Sexy arcade racing in serious need of a tune-up," 5 June 2018 These Rivers Run Dry 1 / 13 View Images Some say that interlinking the rivers is a better alternative. National Geographic, "How an Indian Guru Cleans the World's Most Polluted Rivers," 21 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of interlink

1587, in the meaning defined above

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“Interlink.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Feb. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of interlink

: to connect (two or more things) together

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