Definition of linking in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈlɪŋkɪŋ/


1Connecting or joining something to something else.
Example sentences
  • This linking object unconsciously connects the lost person's image or mental representation with the mourner's corresponding self-image or representation.
  • Like the linking verb in a sentence, it is meant to connect the microcosm of the original film with the celestial stratosphere of the finale.
  • Benjamin does overreach with some of these connections, though, as in the case of linking shopping malls with the concept of space colonies.
1.1 Phonetics Denoting a consonant that is sounded at a boundary between two words or morphemes where two vowels would otherwise be adjacent, as in law(r) and order. See also liaison.
Example sentences
  • It is as if the linking z provides an onset for the vowel-commencing word.

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