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Princeton's WordNet

  1. connection, connexion, connector, connecter, connective(noun)

    an instrumentality that connects

    "he soldered the connection"; "he didn't have the right connector between the amplifier and the speakers"


  1. connector(Noun)

    A device (or, more precisely, a mating pair of devices, often a plug and a socket) for connecting together two wires, cables, or hoses, allowing electricity or fluid to flow but also allowing easy disconnection and reconnection when necessary.

  2. connector(Noun)

    A highway or freeway road which connects to another highway or freeway. It can be part of an interchange or a longer roadway such as the 1.5 mile (2.5 kilometer) U.S. Route 24 Connector.

  3. connector(Noun)

    A line connecting two shapes in presentation software.

  4. connector(Noun)

    A software component that provides access from an application program to an external database or data source, such as a JDBC connector.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Connector(noun)

    one who, or that which, connects

  2. Connector(noun)

    a flexible tube for connecting the ends of glass tubes in pneumatic experiments

  3. Connector(noun)

    a device for holding two parts of an electrical conductor in contact


  1. Connector

    A connector is a highway or freeway road that connects to another highway or freeway. It can be part of an interchange such as the MacArthur Maze or a longer roadway such as the 13 mi Interstate 635. A connector route is a type of special route or supplemental route in the United States that serves as a connector, connecting one route to a more prominent route. Connector routes are found among the United States Numbered Highways and among some state route systems like Michigan and Nebraska. Connector routes can also be designated as a routing between two numbered highways. For example, Connector M-44 runs along Plainfield Avenue between Interstate 96 and M-44 north of Grand Rapids, Michigan.

The Standard Electrical Dictionary

  1. Connector

    A sleeve with screws or other equivalent device for securing the ends of wires in electrical contact. A binding-post, q. v., is an example. Sometimes wire spring-catches are used, the general idea being a device that enables wires to be connected or released at will without breaking off or marring their ends. The latter troubles result from twisting wires together.

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How to pronounce connector?

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How to say connector in sign language?

  1. connector


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of connector in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of connector in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of connector in a Sentence

  1. Renae A. Sauter:

    Love: the great connector. Stay connected

  2. Kara Lightburn:

    They're coming into an environment that has no resources, and they don't have that next stepping stone to reunite. It's lacking that one connector, the piece of that puzzle.

  3. Reg Baker:

    If the plan was to receive state funding for 10 years then that should have been incorporated into the Connector’s business plan from the beginning and thoroughly discussed and approved by the state Legislature, the funding source to keep the Connector operational should have been determined and secured a long time ago. This implies that they had other plans for funding operations that did not materialize for them — we all watched that unfold in the media.

Images & Illustrations of connector

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