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Connect

Con`nect´   Pronunciation: kǒn`nĕkt´
v. t.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.
[imp. & p. p. Connected; p. pr. & vb. n. Connecting.]
2.To associate (a person or thing, or one's self) with another person, thing, business, or affair.
3.To establish a communication link; - used with with; as, his telephone didn't answer, so I connected with him by email.
4.To electronically or mechanically link (a device) to another device, or to link a device to a common communication line; - used with with; as, the installer connected our telephones on Monday; I connected my VCR to the TV set by myself; the plumber connected a shut-off valve to my gas line.
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.
v. i.1.To join, unite, or cohere; to have a close relation; as, one line of railroad connects with another; one argument connects with another.
Verb1.connect - connect, fasten, or put together two or more pieces; "Can you connect the two loudspeakers?"; "Tie the ropes together"; "Link arms"
Synonyms: link, link up, tie
Antonyms:
disconnect - make disconnected, disjoin or unfasten
2.connect - make a logical or causal connection; "I cannot connect these two pieces of evidence in my mind"; "colligate these facts"; "I cannot relate these events at all"
3.connect - be or become joined or united or linked; "The two streets connect to become a highway"; "Our paths joined"; "The travelers linked up again at the airport"
Synonyms: link up, link, unite, join
4.connect - join by means of communication equipment; "The telephone company finally put in lines to connect the towns in this area"
5.connect - land on or hit solidly; "The brick connected on her head, knocking her out"
6.connect - join for the purpose of communication; "Operator, could you connect me to the Raffles in Singapore?"
7.connect - 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.connect - establish a rapport or relationship; "The President of this university really connects with the faculty"
9.connect - establish communication with someone; "did you finally connect with your long-lost cousin?"
10.connect - plug into an outlet; "Please plug in the toaster!"; "Connect the TV so we can watch the football game tonight"
Synonyms: plug in
11.connect - hit or play a ball successfully; "The batter connected for a home run"
(library, networking)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).
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