the missing link

Definition of the missing link

  1. :  a kind of animal that was in some ways like an ape and in some ways like a human being and that is thought to have existed in the past but has not been discovered scientists searching for the missing link

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  absent

    :  lost

  1. :  a connecting structure: such as

    :  a single ring or division of a chain

    :  one of the standardized divisions of a surveyor's chain that is 7.92 inches (20.1 centimeters) long and serves as a measure of length

  1. :  to couple or connect by or as if by a link

  1. :  a torch formerly used to light a person's way through the streets

  1. :  to skip smartly along

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