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con·nect

 (kə-nĕkt′)
v. con·nect·ed, con·nect·ing, con·nects
v.tr.
1. To join or fasten together: a bridge that connects the island with the mainland.
2. To associate or consider as related: no reason to connect the two events. See Synonyms at join.
3. To join to or by means of a communications circuit: Please connect me to the number in San Diego. Her computer is connected to the internet.
4. To plug in (an electrical cord or device) to an outlet.
v.intr.
1. To become joined or united: two streams connecting to form a river.
2. To be scheduled so as to provide continuing service, as between airplanes or buses.
3. To establish a rapport or relationship; relate: The candidate failed to connect with the voters.
4. Sports To hit or play a ball or puck successfully: The winger connected for two goals.
Idiom:
connect the dots
1. To draw connecting lines between a seemingly random arrangement of numbered dots so as to produce a picture or design.
2. To draw logical inferences connecting items of information to reveal something previously hidden or unknown.

[Middle English connecten, from Latin cōnectere, connectere : cō-, com-, com- + nectere, to bind; see ned- in Indo-European roots.]

con·nect′i·ble, con·nect′a·ble adj.
con·nec′tor, con·nect′er n.

connecting

(kəˈnɛktɪŋ)
adj
joined or linked; linking two things
Translations

connecting

[kəˈnektɪŋ]
A. ADJ [rooms etc] → comunicado
bedroom with connecting bathroomhabitación comunicada con el baño
B. CPD connecting flight Nvuelo m de enlace
connecting rod Nbiela f

connecting

:
connecting cord
n (Elec) → Verbindungsschnur f
connecting flight
connecting rod
nPleuel- or Kurbelstange f
References in classic literature ?
Then we made a turn through a gateway in a tunnel connecting with ours--a gateway which seems to have been opened by the earthquake-- and we came here, just now.
Some connecting link had slipped out of the evidence, and could not anywhere be found.
And there stood the minister, with his hand over his heart; and Hester Prynne, with the embroidered letter glimmering on her bosom; and little Pearl, herself a symbol, and the connecting link between those two.
For a long time I fancied that the sperm whale had been always unknown in the Mediterranean and the deep waters connecting with it.
In a continuous line from that peninsula stretch the long islands of Sumatra, Java, Bally, and Timor; which, with many others, form a vast mole, or rampart, lengthwise connecting Asia with Australia, and dividing the long unbroken Indian ocean from the thickly studded oriental archipelagoes.
The chief union which troubled it was the teamsters'; and when these freight tunnels were completed, connecting all the big factories and stores with the railroad depots, they would have the teamsters' union by the throat.
These speculations were umemphasized sensations rather than articulated thoughts, for Wilson would have laughed at the idea of seriously connecting Tom with the murder.
Men of family would not be very fond of connecting themselves with a girl of such obscurity and most prudent men would be afraid of the inconvenience and disgrace they might be involved in, when the mystery of her parentage came to be revealed.
Pendril requests, I can see no reason for connecting it with the question of Mr.
In the struggle, if that can be called a struggle in which the Ghost with no visible resistance on its own part was undisturbed by any effort of its adversary, Scrooge observed that its light was burning high and bright; and dimly connecting that with its influence over him, he seized the extinguisher-cap, and by a sudden action pressed it down upon its head.
Chillip often asked me to go and see him (he was a widower, having, some years before that, lost a little small light-haired wife, whom I can just remember connecting in my own thoughts with a pale tortoise-shell cat), it was but seldom that I enjoyed the happiness of passing an afternoon in his closet of a surgery; reading some book that was new to me, with the smell of the whole Pharmacopoeia coming up my nose, or pounding something in a mortar under his mild directions.
I have no doubt of it," replied the young man gravely, for it seemed to him that his friend, in obedience to a pious thought, was connecting the memory of her father with the brilliancy of her last triumph.

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