Translation of connection in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /kəˈnekʃən/


  • 1 countable/numerable 1.1 (link) connection (with sth) enlace (masculine) or conexión (feminine)(con algo)
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    • A plurality of bond wires make an electrical connection of the bond pads with the conductive trace layers.
    • Each power component provides connections between the power lines in the network cable and the ports of the fan-out device.
    • Before working with wires or electrical connections, check them with a voltage tester to be sure they are dead.
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    • It is difficult to remember those were also the days when one had to wait for years to get a landline connection and mobile telephony was little thought of.
    • Her nerves buzzed like a bunch of crossed telephone connections.
    • This must be a bad connection, Lewis.
    1.2 [Electricity/Electricidad] conexión (feminine)
  • 2 uncountable/no numerableconnection (to sth) 2.1 (attaching) conexión (feminine)(con algo) 2.2 (of phone, gas) conexión (feminine)(a algo)
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    • Via USB connection to a host computer, it allows control of virtually every mixer parameter from your computer.
    • They also include a slot for a network card for connection to your home computer network.
    • Subsequent connection to the computer after installation is also tricky.
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    • The at least two terminals include two current control terminals for connection at two locations in another circuit.
    • A solder ball is fused to the end of the conductors for connection of the connector to a circuit substrate.
    • The terminal connector has at least a contact terminal for circuit connection on the circuit substrate.
  • 3 countable/numerable [Transport/Transporte] connection (with sth) conexión (feminine) or enlace (masculine)(con algo) I have a connection in Rome tengo que hacer una conexión or un enlace en Roma I missed my connection perdí la combinación or conexión
  • 4 c and u 4.1 (relation) connection (with sth) relación (feminine) or conexión (feminine)(con algo) she is wanted in connection with the killing se la busca en conexión or en relación con el asesinato in connection with your order … con relación a or en relación con su pedido … in this connection a este respecto, con respecto a esto 4.2 (relationship) conexión (feminine)
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    • The relationships, the connections between the elements, are of meaning in quantum mechanics.
    • He wanted them to think about relationships and connections between everyday objects and sculptures, paintings, and architecture.
    • The connections between items correlates with brain research that emphasizes connection-building to increase learning.
  • 5
    (connections plural)
    5.1 (links, ties) lazos (masculine plural) 5.2 (influential people) contactos (masculine plural), conexiones (feminine plural) (Latin America/América Latina) I'll use my connections utilizaré mis contactos or (in Latin America also/en América Latina también) conexiones I got the job through family connections conseguí el trabajo a través de los contactos de mi familia 5.3 (relations) familiares (masculine plural), parientes (masculine plural) she has Polish connections tiene familiares or parientes polacos
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    • Now suppose that societal discrimination (including housing discrimination) influences social connections.
    • I keep coming back to the fact that a damaged half-mad woman was entrusted with the care of two small boys because she had the money and the connections to positively influence the adoption.
    • The villagers who support political parties and politicians act as their contacts within the village and to some extent derive their social standing from these connections.

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