General Science

  • noun the execution of a very large program by executing small segments of it at a time, allowing programs larger than memory capacity to be run



  • The process of measuring a distance using a surveyor's chain.


  • The forming of a chain.
  • In computers, the linking of records, programs, units, or the like, so that the function of each item depends on the rest of the group. For instance, the linking of program statements in a manner that each statement after the first depends on the previous statement.

Health Economics

  • (written as Chaining)
    A method of reducing certain inconsistencies in the application of methods such as the standard gamble and time trade-off of eliciting values for health (or, indeed, other) states.


  • noun a way of learning a complex series of movements, using the same order as the movements will be performed