Anneau. Un maillon de la chaîne.
1. A fastener that serves to join or link; SYN. linkup, tie, tie-in.
2. A unit of length equal to 1/100 of a chain.
3. An interconnecting circuit between two or more locations for the purpose of transmitting and receiving data; SYN. data link.
4. The means of connection between things linked in series; SYN. nexus.
5. (Computers) A connection between two items (two texts, a text and an image, etc.), usually activated by the click of a mouse.