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link

Pronunciation: /lɪŋk/

Translation of link in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1 1.1 (in chain) eslabón (masculine) the missing link [Anthropology/Antropología] el eslabón perdido the weak link el punto débil the missing link fell into place descubrimos la pieza que faltaba para completar el rompecabezas
    Example sentences
    • Many of the men wear finely-wrought gold rings, like open links of chain, around their necks.
    • That simple purchase, however, was foreordained to be a vital link in the chain of Reformation history in England.
    • The other vital link in the chain are the bureaucrats.
    1.2
    (cuff link)
    gemelo (masculine) or (Colombia) mancorna (feminine) or (Chile) collera (feminine) or (Mexico/México) mancuernilla (feminine) or mancuerna (feminine)
  • 2 2.1 (connection) conexión (feminine) to establish a link between two incidents establecer* una conexión entre dos incidentes, relacionar dos incidentes 2.2 (tie, bond) vínculo (masculine), lazo (masculine) the cultural links between the two countries los vínculos or lazos culturales entre ambos países to have links with sb/sth tener* vínculos con algn/algo, estar* vinculado a algn/algo
    Example sentences
    • What is the University doing to forge closer links with the local community?
    • She will tell universities they must forge closer links with their local communities and schools.
    • For those who want a stable Asia, the interest in establishing close links with Japan should be obvious.
    2.3 [Telecom] [Transport/Transporte] conexión (feminine), enlace (masculine) rail/air link conexión ferroviaria/aérea
    Example sentences
    • Yet, distance is not the only criteria on which to compare the options of VHF and satellite links.
    • The Teledesic architecture is wireless point-to-point links between a satellite and a fixed station on the ground.
    • Transportation links by road and water continue to be erratic in Croatia, so flying to Split and taking the ferry remains the most efficient means of getting to and from the island.
    2.4 [Computing/Informática] (between programs, terminals) enlace (masculine); (in compilation) montaje (masculine) click here to follow the link haz clic or pulsa aquí para seguir el enlace
    Example sentences
    • Further research will be necessary to determine the direction of causality of that link and to investigate possible links with aggressive behavior.
    • The work will look at what else in the body is affected by anti-inflammatory drugs to identify potential links with bowel cancer.
    • Police in Salisbury are investigating links with an armed robbery in Amesbury, after a man was seen with a handgun last week.
    Example sentences
    • You may republish if you include an active link to the original and leave this notice in place.
    • Sorry I can't post a direct link to any direct article.
    • Do you want to know the best way to obtain inbound links to your web site?

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • 1.1 [components] unir, enlazar*; [terminals] conectar to link arms tomarse or (especially Spain/especialmente España) cogerse* del brazo 1.2 [buildings/towns] unir, conectar the two groups are closely linked los dos grupos están estrechamente vinculados 1.3 [facts/events] relacionar to link sth to/with sth relacionar algo con algo

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • 1.1link up 1 1.2to link together these two pieces don't link together estas dos piezas no encajan the episodes didn't link together los episodios no tenían relación 1.3 [Computing/Informática] [Telecom] to link into sth conectar or enlazar* con algo

Phrasal verbs

link up

verb + adverb/verbo + adverbio conectar we're about to link up with Australia by satellite estamos a punto de conectar con Australia vía satélite the two crafts will link up in space las dos aeronaves se acoplarán en el espacio 1.1verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento conectar

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