from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The quality or condition of being connected or connective.
- n. The ability to make and maintain a connection between two or more points in a telecommunications system: a phone company that offers excellent Internet connectivity.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The state of being connected
- n. The ability to make a connection between two or more points in a network
- n. In a graph, a measure of concatenated adjacency (the number of ways that points are connected to each other)
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In mathematics, the order of connection.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the property of being connected or the degree to which something has connections
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Comcast has done nothing but raise my price, and my connectivity is absolutely horrendous.
We developed in our rooms what we call a connectivity panel, part of our television sets so you can plug in your ipod and listen to music on the speakers from the TV.
The price of the connectivity is then shared between the users, with no extra fees.
The organisers say the event would contribute to what it called connectivity across African borders.
Best Buy has combined several of its retail groups to into what it calls a "connectivity business group".
"A key ingredient here is what we call connectivity -- does the cause the philanthropist supports have implications for other issues?"
Presumably all this connectivity is limiting an old-fashioned kind of connectivity that used to be a hallmark of the artists colony: after-hours bedhopping, as when John Cheever — at Yaddo in 1971 — enjoyed what biographer Blake Bailey called a "satisfactory tryst with a painter exactly half his age."
Then it explores how those devices became a source of pervasive connectedness to friends, family, lovers and co-workers -- a completely different kind of connectivity from the "other-world" internet space experienced through personal computers.
Because Wikipanion caches the downloaded articles, I can store pages for viewing later, perhaps when network connectivity is poor.
Yes, connectivity is good for affinity groups, fundraising, petitioning, and meet-ups, but it doesn't inspire or drive people power, which is the only antidote to money power.