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hook-up

n
1. (Aeronautics) the contact of an aircraft in flight with the refuelling hose of a tanker aircraft
2. an alliance or relationship, esp an unlikely one, between people, countries, etc
3. (Broadcasting) the linking of broadcasting equipment or stations to transmit a special programme
4.
a. a person, esp a stranger or recent acquaintance, with whom one has casual, unplanned sex
b. an instance of having casual, unplanned sex with a person, esp a stranger or recent acquaintance
vb (adverb)
5. to connect (two or more people or things)
6. (often foll by with) slang to get married (to)
7. (often foll by with) to have casual, unplanned sex
Translations

hook-up

[ˈhʊkʌp] N (Rad, TV) → transmisión f en cadena (Elec) → acoplamiento m
a hook-up with Eurovisionuna conexión con Eurovisión

hook-up

[ˈhʊkˌʌp] n (TV, Comput) (fam) → collegamento
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The new website aims to chronicle our hook-up culture by allowing people to anonymously share their stories.
He said that although it is a second hook-up fee for a building because it's a separate line connection, "The trade-off is the (lower) premiums they pay for insurance.
Our results suggest women and men new to college are likely to hook-up to the degree that they view sexual encounters as "no big deal" and to the degree that they perceive hooking up is common at the college.
This virtual mind-mapping system, available for free download on the web, was originally conceived for business purposes, but looks remarkably similar to Alice Pieszecki's OurChart creation, and fans of The L Word are going to find it hard to resist creating a hook-up chart of their own.
Researchers from Binghamton University and The Kinsey Institute for Research in Sex, Gender and Reproduction at Indiana University, collaborated on a comprehensive academic review of the sexual hook-up culture.
In hook-up scenarios, the study found, students are open to a woman taking the sexual lead.
Fifty-four percent reported having participated in a sexual hook-up during the school year.
More than 15,000 Hook-ups (Close-coupled Installations) has been delivered by AS-Schneider.
The hit MTV reality show - notorious for fights, binge-drinking and on-screen hook-ups - is back for a raucous ninth series on October 28 and producers have shaken up the format by appointing gobby cast member Vicky Pattison boss.
The biggest issue is rather the complicated scheduling and workforce needed to move electrical poles and lines to pave the way for new construction and offer hook-ups when construction crews require it.
com)-- An innovative new product designed to provide musicians with a handy accessory for their instrument, the Guitar Hook-Ups, has been developed by Thomas Weber of Hales Corners, Wisconsin.
Traditionally, the Olympic Village has been a hotbed of athlete hook-ups, and swimmer Ryan Lochte told (http://espn.