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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.
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connecting

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

:
connecting cord
n (Elec) → Verbindungsschnur f
connecting flight
connecting rod
nPleuel- or Kurbelstange f
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[Language in general includes the following parts:- Letter, Syllable, Connecting word, Noun, Verb, Inflexion or Case, Sentence or Phrase.
A Connecting word is a non-significant sound, which neither causes nor hinders the union of many sounds into one significant sound; it may be placed at either end or in the middle of a sentence.
What happened inside there was no way of telling, but it is fair to conclude that the two Folk slipped through the connecting crevice into the other cave.
But the two Folk merely slipped back and forth through the connecting crevice and eluded him.
He expressed his pleasure that the project, under its 2nd Call for Proposals, has worked on 'Campus Network Design and Security' by Pakistan Education and Research Network (PERN) and 'Connecting the Unconnected - Internet for Underserved Rural Schools' by Balochistan University of Information Technology.
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