Definitions for "Certificate chain"
An ordered list of certificates containing an end-user subscriber certificate and Certifying Authority certificates (See valid certificate).
a list of hierarchically ordered public-key certificates, starting at the signer's public-key certificate and ending at the certificate of a Root Certification Authority ("Root CA")
a sequence of certificates, where each certificate in the chain is signed by the subsequent certificate
Keywords:  verify, thus, acquire, authentic, along
a Cert along with a number of other Certs required to verify that the original Cert is authentic
A way of using digital certificates to acquire other digital certificates and thus obtain verified public keys.
Keywords:  issuer, list, referring, formed
a list of certificates formed by referring to each issuer of a certificate