weakest link

noun
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of weakest link

: the least strong or successful part
  • the weakest link in a computer network

Word by Word Definitions

weak play weakest
  1. : lacking strength: such as

  2. : deficient in physical vigor : feeble, debilitated

  3. : not able to sustain or exert much weight, pressure, or strain

link play
  1. : a connecting structure: such as

  2. : a single ring or division of a chain

  3. : 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

  2. : to become connected 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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