chain of nouns
Definition - Another name for a noun chain, a series of consecutive nouns with all but the last one functioning as adjectives, e.g. sand transfer mitigation effort and cost recovery action.

Example Usages -

1. "These days, however, many writers overdo it and come up with long chains of nouns. In the military we might encounter a long chain of nouns: the Missile Reentry Control Surveillance Management System Team or some such gibberish."
(Source: A Grammar Book for You and I-- Oops, Me!: All the Grammar You Need to Succeed in Life - C. Edward Good (P. 86) )



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