daisy chain: Meaning and Definition of

dai'sy chain"

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. a string of daisies linked together to form a chain.
  2. such a chain used as a garland or carried on festive days by a group of women college students.
  3. a series of interconnected or related things or events: a daisy chain of legislative delays and stalemates.
  4. a group sexual activity in which the participants serve as active and passive partners to different people simultaneously.
  5. a series of transactions designed to create the appearance of active trading, as in a particular stock, in order to manipulate the price.
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