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Definitions and Synonyms of linkage | Another word for linkage | What is linkage?

Definition 1: the act of linking things together - [noun denoting act]

(linkage is a kind of ...) the act of fastening things together

Definition 2: a mechanical system of rods or springs or pivots that transmits power or motion - [noun denoting artifact]

(linkage is a kind of ...) a system of elements that interact on mechanical principles

Definition 3: (genetics) traits that tend to be inherited together as a consequence of an association between their genes; all of the genes of a given chromosome are linked (where one goes they all go) - [noun denoting attribute]

Synonyms for linkage in the sense of this definition

(linkage is a kind of ...) (genetics) attributes acquired via biological heredity from the parents

(linkage belongs to category ...) the branch of biology that studies heredity and variation in organisms

Definition 4: an associative relation - [noun denoting linkdef]

(linkage is a kind of ...) a relation between things or events (as in the case of one causing the other or sharing features with it)

"there was a connection between eating that pickle and having that nightmare"

(... is a kind of linkage ) the means of connection between things linked in series

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