Complete Definition of "linkage"

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English
Etymology
link + -age

Noun
en-noun

wikipedia|Linkage (mechanical)
wikipedia|Genetic linkage
wikipedia|Linkage (linguistics)

  1. A mechanical device that connects things.

#:A linkage in my car's transmission is broken so I can't shift out of first gear.

  1. A connection or relation between things or ideas.
  2. genetics The property of genes of being inherited together.
  3. linguistics A set of definitely related words for which no proto-language can be derived.

Synonyms
(mechanical device that connects things):
(connection or relation between things or ideas): association, bond, connection, link, relationship
(in genetics):
(in linguistics):

Derived terms
linkage map

Translations

trans-top|mechanical device that connects things
trans-mid
trans-bottom

trans-top|connection or relation between things or ideas
Finnish: yhteys, sidos
French: lien#French|lien m, connection#French|connection m, rapport#French|rapport m
trans-mid
Italian: legame m, connessione f, rapporto m
trans-bottom

trans-top|in genetics
trans-mid
trans-bottom

trans-top|in linguistics
trans-mid
trans-bottom

fr:linkage
id:linkage
ru:linkage
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zh:linkage

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