Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Acronyms, Idioms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
1. A system or network of electrical circuits or equipment designed to operate together.
a. A configuration of mechanical parts or devices providing a link between a supply source and a user: a gas hookup for a mobile home.
b. A plan or schematic drawing of such a system or such a configuration.
3. Informal A linkage or connection, often between unlikely associates or factors.
a. An act of casual sex.
b. A partner in an act of casual sex.
1. an act or instance of hooking up.
2. an assembly and connection of parts or apparatus into a circuit, network, machine, or system.
3. the circuit, network, machine, or system so formed.
4. a device or connection, as a plug, hose, or pipe, for conveying electricity, water, etc., from a source to a user.
5. Informal. an association, alliance, or cooperative effort.
Switch to new thesaurus
|Noun||1.||hookup - a device providing a connection between a power source and a user; "some campsites have electrical hookups for trailers"|
|2.||hookup - a system of components assembled together for a particular purpose|
system - instrumentality that combines interrelated interacting artifacts designed to work as a coherent entity; "he bought a new stereo system"; "the system consists of a motor and a small computer"