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- 1. linkage, connection, connexion, connectedness
- usage: an associative relation
- 2. linkage, gene linkage, inheritance, hereditary pattern
- usage: (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)
- 3. linkage, mechanical system
- usage: a mechanical system of rods or springs or pivots that transmits power or motion
- 4. linkage, fastening, attachment
- usage: the act of linking things together
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