- verb to join together two or more things in a linked system
- verb to join together two or more sets of data
- To link together, as in a chain. May apply, for instance, to the linking of transmission channels end-to-end, or to connecting pieces of optical fiber. Also called catenate.
Information & Library Science
- verb to link two or more information units, e.g. character strings or computer files, so that they form a single unit