linked

adjective
\ ˈliŋ(k)t How to pronounce linked (audio) \

Definition of linked

1 : marked by linkage and especially genetic linkage linked genes
2 : having or provided with links a linked list

Examples of linked in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Statewide, 93% of students in the class of 2019 who took three linked career-tech courses earned a diploma in four years. oregonlive, "The secrets to McMinnville High’s stellar graduation rate," 24 Jan. 2020 In that time, a defiant team became linked to its tough environs. Matt Kawahara, SFChronicle.com, "Oakland Raiders fans prepare to bid farewell, again," 15 Dec. 2019 Prices moved up across the country because, even though U.S. oil production has ballooned in recent years, gas prices remain linked to global supply and demand. Rob Nikolewski, San Diego Union-Tribune, "San Diego gas prices jump 6.7 cents in one day after attack on Saudi Arabia gas fields," 18 Sep. 2019 Per Genis’ request, city staff added a memorandum to the proposal so that the lots where the Plant will sit will remain linked and cannot be sold separately. Daily Pilot, "The Plant commercial-residential project to take root in Costa Mesa after council gives OK," 4 Sep. 2019 Some raised linked hands while others switched on their smartphone lights and held the devices aloft to create a row of white lights against the nighttime skyline. Kelvin Chan, chicagotribune.com, "Hong Kong protesters form human chains to call for democracy," 23 Aug. 2019 The display is one of three linked exhibitions at the museum under the heading Culture Under Attack. Jill Lawless, The Denver Post, "3-D printing recreates ancient sculpture destroyed by the Islamic State," 7 July 2019 Real Madrid, who are still looking to land a new midfielder this summer, remain linked. SI.com, "Man Utd Call Off Christian Eriksen Talks With Danish Star Not Interested in Old Trafford Move," 7 Aug. 2019 The display is one of three linked exhibitions at the museum under the heading Culture Under Attack. Jill Lawless, The Denver Post, "3-D printing recreates ancient sculpture destroyed by the Islamic State," 7 July 2019

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First Known Use of linked

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Linked.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/linked. Accessed 20 Feb. 2020.

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linked

adjective
\ ˈliŋ(k)t How to pronounce linked (audio) \

Medical Definition of linked

: marked by linkage and especially genetic linkage linked genes

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