from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A system or network of electrical circuits or equipment designed to operate together.
  • n. A configuration of mechanical parts or devices providing a link between a supply source and a user: a gas hookup for a mobile home.
  • n. A plan or schematic drawing of such a system or such a configuration.
  • n. Informal A linkage or connection, often between unlikely associates or factors.

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  • adj. For the purpose of connecting.
  • n. A connection.
  • n. A brief sexual relationship or encounter; a fling.
  • n. A sexual partner

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a device providing a connection between a power source and a user
  • n. a system of components assembled together for a particular purpose


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