from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The act of linking or connecting.
  • noun Something that serves to link or join; a connection.
  • noun A set of linked elements that forms a functioning system.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun something that serves to join or link.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A connection.
  • noun The act of connecting.

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

  • verb connect, fasten, or put together two or more pieces
  • verb make a logical or causal connection
  • verb be or become joined or united or linked
  • noun a fastener that serves to join or connect


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