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Link usually refers to:

  • A single element of a chain
  • Hyperlink, a reference in an electronic document that lets a user display or activate another document or program

It can also refer to:



Literature and arts

  • Linked: The New Science of Networks, 2002 book by Hungarian physicist Albert-László Barabási
  • Link: A Critical Journal on the Arts, was a Baltimore-based arts magazine that existed between 1996 to 2006
  • Link is the name the main character used in the 1993 novel Stone Cold.


  • Link (singer), an American R&B singer
  • Link (song), a single by the Japanese band L'Arc-en-Ciel
  • Links (album), a 2006 album by English folk band Kerfuffle
  • Links 2-3-4, a 2001 single by Rammstein
  • Link Wray, American rock and roll guitarist
  • WLNK (107. 9 the Link), a radio station in Charlotte, North Carolina

Television and film

  • Link (film), a 1986 horror movie featuring a super-intelligent, murderous orangutan
  • Link TV, an independent American satellite television network
  • Link (The Matrix), a character in Matrix media
  • Link Larkin, a character from the musical Hairspray (musical)
  • Link (Linkovitch Chomofsky), the ice age man character in the 1992 American film Encino Man
  • Link Hogthrob, character from The Muppets

Video games



Science and technology

Computing and Internet

  • Links (web browser), a visual Internet browser for Unix-like systems; primarily terminal-based, but there is a graphical variant
  • Hyperlink, a reference in an electronic document that lets a user display or activate another document or program
  • Reference (computer science), a value that enables a program to access a particular datum
  • A link (link) or anchor (a) HTML element
  • Linker (computing), the process of taking one or more objects generated by a compiler and combining them into a single executable program.
  • Links, an animated character used in the Microsoft Office Assistant
  • link (Unix), a Unix command line program that creates a hard link from an existing directory entry to a new directory entry.


  • Each of the parts that connected make a chain

Mathematics and statistics


  • Link (unit), a British and US unit of linear measure in surveying: 100 links = 1 chain





  • LINK Train, a people-mover train in the Toronto Pearson International Airport, Canada
  • Link Light Rail, a light rail project in Seattle and Tacoma, Washington, US
  • San Leandro LINKS is a bus service known as the link shuttle

Other uses

See also