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  2  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  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  connecting 
  adj  1:  having  a  connection;  "connecting  rooms" 
  2:  (grammar)  syntactically  connecting  sentences  or  elements  of 
  a  sentence;  "`and'  is  a  copulative  conjunction"  [syn:  {copulative}] 
  n  :  the  act  of  bringing  two  things  into  contact  [syn:  {joining}, 
  {connection},  {connexion}] 




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