Definition of daisy chain in English:
1A string of daisies threaded together by their stems.
- Ryder tied the two ends of her daisy chain together to make a loop and sat it up on her head like a crown.
- Children get great entertainment out of making a daisy chain, and afterwards wearing it as a necklace.
- We watch the absorbed way in which the children observe their mother make a daisy chain.
1.1A string of associated people or things: we can all make daisy chains of blame
More example sentences
- The daisy chain of brief biographies that follow are all variations on this theme, set out as interconnected parables from which feminist instruction may be deduced.
- Could ‘Facts’ really be linking the world in a glittery daisy chain of celebrity and international goodwill?
- And so the daisy chain of love and longing builds.
verb(daisy-chain) [with object] Computing Back to top
Connect (several devices) together in a linear series.
- What this means is there is no need for crossover cables that are normally required when daisy-chaining networking devices.
- So for the moment my computer is hooked up to the router with ethernet, and Abi's laptop is daisy-chained to mine with the wireless cards.
- Also remember that the USB connection can be daisy-chained and can support up to 127 USB peripherals.
- Example sentences
- Each port handles up to 480Mbps, which are fully hot-swappable and daisy-chainable up to 127 devices.
- Maxelerate sports daisy-chainable ports: three USB2 ports and three FireWire ports, making it an ideal central station for more hard drives, digital cameras or many other computer peripherals.
- The PowerCube Motion System from Electro Pneumatic Innovations of Novi, Mich., and Amtech of Berlin is daisy-chainable.
Definition of daisy chain in:
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