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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Connect  \Con*nect"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Connected};  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Connecting}>.]  [L.  connectere,  -nexum;  con-  +  nectere 
  to  bind.  See  {Annex}.] 
  1.  To  join  or  fasten  together,  as  by  something  intervening; 
  to  associate;  to  combine;  to  unite  or  link  together;  to 
  establish  a  bond  or  relation  between. 
 
  He  fills,  he  bounds,  connects  and  equals  all 
  --Pope. 
 
  A  man  must  see  the  connection  of  each  intermediate 
  idea  with  those  that  it  connects  before  he  can  use 
  it  in  a  syllogism.  --Locke. 
 
  2.  To  associate  (a  person  or  thing  or  one's  self)  with 
  another  person,  thing  business,  or  affair. 
 
  {Connecting  rod}  (Mach.),  a  rod  or  bar  joined  to  and 
  connecting,  two  or  more  moving  parts  esp.  a  rod 
  connecting  a  crank  wrist  with  a  beam,  crosshead,  piston 
  rod,  or  piston,  as  in  a  steam  engine. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Connect  \Con*nect"\,  v.  i. 
  To  join  unite,  or  cohere;  to  have  a  close  relation;  as  one 
  line  of  railroad  connects  with  another;  one  argument  connect 
  with  another. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  connect 
  v  1:  connect,  fasten,  or  put  together  two  or  more  pieces;  "Can 
  you  connect  the  two  loudspeakers?"  "Tie  the  ropes 
  together";  "Link  arms"  [syn:  {link},  {tie}]  [ant:  {disconnect}] 
  2:  make  a  logical  or  causal  connection;  "I  cannot  connect  these 
  two  pieces  of  evidence  in  my  mind"  [syn:  {associate},  {tie 
  in},  {relate},  {link}]  [ant:  {dissociate}] 
  3:  be  or  become  joined  or  united  or  linked;  "The  two  streets 
  connect  to  become  a  highway";  "Our  paths  joined"  [syn:  {link}, 
  {join},  {unite}] 
  4:  join  by  means  of  communication  equipment;  "The  telephone 
  company  finally  put  in  lines  to  connect  the  towns  in  this 
  area" 
  5:  land  on  or  hit  solidly:  "The  brick  connected  on  her  head, 
  knocking  her  out" 
  6:  join  for  the  purpose  of  communication;  "Operator,  could  you 
  connect  me  to  the  Raffles  in  Singapore?" 
  7:  be  scheduled  so  as  to  provide  continuing  service,  as  in 
  transportation:  "The  local  train  does  not  connect  with  the 
  Amtrak  train";  "The  planes  don't  connect  and  you  will  have 
  to  wait  for  four  hours" 
  8:  establish  a  rapport  or  relationship;  "The  President  of  this 
  university  really  connects  with  the  faculty" 
  9:  establish  communication  with  someone  "did  you  finally 
  connect  with  your  long-lost  cousin?"  [syn:  {get  in  touch}, 
  {touch  base}] 
  10:  plug  into  an  outlet,  as  of  electrical  appliances;  "Please 
  plug  in  the  toaster!";  "Connect  the  TV  so  we  can  watch 
  the  football  game  tonight"  [syn:  {plug  in}]  [ant:  {unplug}] 
  11:  hit  or  play  a  ball  successfully;  "The  batter  connected  for  a 
  home  run" 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  connect 
 
    {Unix}  socket  library  routine  to  connect 
  a  socket  that  has  been  created  on  the  local  hosts  to  one  at  a 
  specified  socket  address  on  the  remote  host. 
 
  {Unix  manual  pages}:  connect(2),  accept(2). 
 
  (1995-03-21) 
 
 




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