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nex·us

 (nĕk′səs)
n. pl. nexus or nex·us·es
1. A means of connection; a link or tie: "this nexus between New York's ... real-estate investors and its ... politicians" (Wall Street Journal).
2. A connected series or group.
3. The core or center: "The real nexus of the money culture [was] Wall Street" (Bill Barol).

[Latin, from past participle of nectere, to bind; see ned- in Indo-European roots.]

nexus

(ˈnɛksəs)
n, pl nexus
1. a means of connection between members of a group or things in a series; link; bond
2. a connected group or series
[C17: from Latin: a binding together, from nectere to bind]

nex•us

(ˈnɛk səs)

n., pl. nex•us•es, nex•us.
1. a means of connection; tie; link.
2. a connected series or group.
3. the core or center, as of a matter or situation.
4. a specialized area of the cell membrane involved in intercellular communication and adhesion.
[1655–65; < Latin nexus a binding, joining, fastening, derivative of nect(ere) to bind, fasten]

Nexus

 a connected group or series, 1850.
Example: nexus of matrimonial excesses.—BBC, 23 April 1983.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.nexus - the means of connection between things linked in seriesnexus - the means of connection between things linked in series
linkage - an associative relation
2.nexus - a connected series or group
series - similar things placed in order or happening one after another; "they were investigating a series of bank robberies"

nexus

noun connection, link, tie, bond, junction, joining The nexus between drugs, prostitution and corruption is universal.

nexus

noun
That which unites or binds:
Translations
central

nexus

[ˈneksəs] Nnexo m

nexus

nVerknüpfung f, → Verkettung f

nex·us

n. nexo, conexión, unión.
References in classic literature ?
It is possible to understand that Napoleon had power and so events occurred; with some effort one may even conceive that Napoleon together with other influences was the cause of an event; but how a book, Le Contrat social, had the effect of making Frenchmen begin to drown one another cannot be understood without an explanation of the causal nexus of this new force with the event.
It has pitilessly torn asunder the motley feudal ties that bound man to his "natural superiors," and has left remaining no other nexus between man and man than naked self-interest, than callous "cash payment." It has drowned the most heavenly ecstasies of religious fervour, of chivalrous enthusiasm, of philistine sentimentalism, in the icy water of egotistical calculation.
The older Nexus 4, Nexus 5, Nexus 7, and Nexus 10 have long had their telephone and online support expire, while the Nexus 6 and Nexus 9 still have it available until October of 2017.
But things are about to change because Google is rolling out the feature to the Nexus devices as well.
If such a decision is indeed being passed along Google's latest strategies, the Nexus lineup will become similar to Google's Pixel lineup of laptops and hybrid tablets.
Like theOptimus G, the still-to-be-named new Nexus handset will be one of the first quad-core smartphones on the U.S.
While the Quill Court did not define nexus specifically, it found that the presence of a small sales force, plant or office could be nexus.
* Current registration and licensing requirements, along with information-sharing arrangements with neighboring jurisdictions, provide sufficient information for the State's tax agency to decide whether a non-taxpayer might potentially have nexus and should be the subject of further inquiry, without burdening non-nexus interstate commercial activities with a filing requirement.
Because of a disagreement over the issue of nexus, no final findings emerged from the ACEC's last public meeting, in Dallas in March, save some non-substantive provisions dealing with the digital divide and privacy.
North Carolina, 1992, the Supreme Court determined guidelines for a state nexus. The Court held that a service physically present within the state is taxable but that a service present in the state only via U.S.
Pundits believed the Nexus 6 was (http://www.ibtimes.com/android-711-nougat-features-update-now-available-pixel-nexus-devices-2455368) at the end of its Android update cycle and would not receive the new software; however, Google explained that Android 7.1.1 contained a bug specific to that device, which delayed the software rollout.
If you want to upgrade your Nexus handset to Android Nougat, you may be in luck.