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linker

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link +‎ -er

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linker (plural linkers)

  1. That which links.
  2. (computer science) a computer program that takes one or more objects generated by compilers and assembles them into a single executable program.
  3. (genetics) A short oligonucleotide containing a recognition sequence for a restriction enzyme, used to blunt the ends of sticky DNA segments.
  4. (grammar) A word that serves to link other elements.
  5. (finance, informal) A linked bond, one for which the principal is indexed to inflation.

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linker (third-person singular simple present linkers, present participle linkering, simple past and past participle linkered)

  1. (genetics) To ligate a DNA segment using a linker.
    • 1994, Ray Shillito et al., "Zea mays plants regenerated from protoplasts or protoplast-derived cells", US Patent 5770450, page 52:
      38. The plasmid pRK252 Km is cut with ecoRI, blunt-ended using Klenow, and linkered with BgIII linkers (New England Biolabs).

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linker (not comparable)

  1. left
    Er zit een vlek op je linker broekspijp.
    There’s a spot on your left trouserleg.

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linker

  1. Comparative form of link

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From Middle High German linc, lenc also: linkisch.

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  • IPA(key): [ˈlɪŋkɐ]
  • Hyphenation: lin‧ker

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linker (not comparable)

  1. left

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