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Following related links on websites like Wikipedia or YouTube until you end up on something completely unrelated to what you were initially looking for.

As a verb: to chain
"I went to look up the Columbia shuttle disaster but after an hour of chaining I somehow ended up on Elizabeth Bathory."

John: Did you get that report done?
Steve: Nope, I wasted the whole night chaining on Wikipedia.
by Xeno_the_Blind April 18, 2008
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Phrase meaning that a deceased cannot rest in peace until society changes due to the circumstances of a death.
People said rest in power for the unarmed man had been shot by the police.
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Following related links on websites like Wikipedia or YouTube after you look something up until you end up on something completely unrelated to what you were initially looking for.

As a verb: to chain
"I went to look up the Columbia shuttle disaster but after an hour of chaining I somehow ended up on Elizabeth Bathory."

John: Did you get that report done?
Steve: Nope, I wasted the whole night chaining on Wikipedia.
by Xeno the Blind April 19, 2008
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A verb describing the action of a group of engineers sitting in a row, the first student actively completing an assignment, acting as the "base link", while the others copy one by one, from the student immediately to their left.

The base link is rotated from class to class, thus the responsibility is shared.
The activity not only builds trust and facilitates bonding within the chain group, but maximizes laziness and opens free time for drinking related activities.

Teaching assistants rarely catch on during marking, as each assignment is slightly different, similar to the changing whispered message in the children's game of telephone.

Occasionally, the later students in the chain will receive a better grade than the earlier students, or even the base link of the chain, a phenomenon yet to be fully understood.
Engineer 1: "Wow, that concrete assignment was so terrible, how did you solve question 4?"
Engineer 2: "I don't know, we chained it"
Engineer 1: "You are only hurting yourself by chaining..."
by enginerd1986 February 14, 2012
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