Definition of connector in English:


Syllabification: con·nect·or
Pronunciation: /kəˈnektər


  • 1A thing that links two or more things together: a pipe connector
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    • The building is conceived as part of a shifting network of people and events from the nearby light rail station to the mix of new programs and forms, all linked together by multiple connectors.
    • Connect the gutter sections together using the connectors.
    • We believe there is a benefit to being able to put two snap connectors together rather than having to carry tools to hook up tiny hydraulic lines.
  • 1.1A device for keeping two parts of an electric circuit in contact.
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    • He also noted that nanotubes may be used as replacements for conventional electrical connectors made of metal wires in ever smaller integrated circuits.
    • Voltage measurement circuitry couples to the first and second electrical connectors and responsively provides a voltage output related to voltage across the battery.
    • Any problems with the coaxial cable, connectors, jumpers, or the antenna will show up as an abnormality on the display.
  • 1.2A short road or highway that connects two longer roads or highways.
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    • A steep and rocky jeep road connector on the T-day ride confirmed there is no real off-road action for me for a while, even if I want to disobey the doctors orders.
    • So the Oak Street Project moved out some 3,000 people and brought in a highway connector so that commuters could drive straight from the new Connecticut Turnpike into downtown.
    • What's left is a series of short asphalt connectors, fenced-in streambeds, weedy concrete medians, and parking lots.

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