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Definition of conection

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1. connection [ n ] a relation between things or events (as in the case of one causing the other or sharing features with it)
Examples: "there was a connection between eating that pickle and having that nightmare"

Used in print:

(Edward E. Kelly, S.J., "Christian Unity in England"...)

In this connection , it has been observed that the increasing number of Irish Catholics , priests and laity , in England , while certainly seen as good for Catholicism , is nevertheless a source of embarrassment for some of the more nationalistic English Catholics , especially when these Irishmen offer to remind their Christian brethren of this good .

(Tristram P. Coffin, "Folklore in the American Twentieth...)

Stephen_Vincent_Benet 's John_Brown's_Body comes immediately to mind in this connection , as does John_Steinbeck 's The_Grapes_of_Wrath and Carl_Sandburg 's The_People,_Yes .

(Frank Oppenheimer, "Science and Fear-- A Discussion...)

I want , therefore , to discuss a second and quite different fruit of science , the connection between scientific understanding and fear .

(LeRoy Fothergill, "Biological Warfare", in Peter...)

In this connection it should be capable of being disseminated without excessive destruction .

(Leo Lemon, "Catch Up With" and "Something to...)

The Dharma_Dictionary , a list of highly unusual terms used in connection with Eurasian proto-senility cults .

Synonyms connection connectedness connexion Related Terms unconnectedness relation relevance alliance bridge series involvement relatedness communication linkage concatenation connected unconnected

2. connection [ n ] the state of being connected
Examples: "the connection between church and state is inescapable"

Used in print:

(The New York Times,...)

Philadelphia permitted him to seek a better connection after he had refused to reconsider his decision to end his career as a player .

(William G. Pollard, Physicist and Christian....)

In searching for clues which might lead us to a fresh apprehension of the reality of spirit , the close connection between spirit and community is likely to prove the most fruitful .

(Frank Getlein and Harold C. Gardiner, S.J., Movies,...)

Immediately , the film improved and it improved because in narrative it found a content based on time to complement its own unbreakable connection with time .

(Jacob Robbins et al., "The thyroid-stimulating...)

As long_ago as 1851 it was pointed_out by Niepce ( 1851 ) that there is a connection between the pituitary and the thyroid .

This connection was clarified by Smith and Smith ( 1922 ) , who showed that saline extracts of fresh bovine pituitary_glands could re-activate the atrophied thyroids of hypophysectomised tadpoles .

Synonyms connection connectedness link Related Terms disjunction union coherence contact interconnection concatenation lifeline relate

3. connection [ n ] an instrumentality that connects
Examples: "he soldered the connection" "he didn't have the right connector between the amplifier and the speakers"

Used in print:

(Dan McLachlan, Jr., "Communication Networks and...)

As shown in Figure 1 , there is a connection for communication between every pair of points .

The completeness of the connections provide that , for N people , there are * * f lines of communication between the pairs , which can become a large_number ( 1225 ) for a party of fifty guests .

Looking at the diagram , we see that * * f connection lines come in to each member .

(Jesse Hill Ford, Mountains of Gilead....)

She could not count the times Herman had rapped on the door , just a_couple_of bangs that shook the whole damned closet and might , someday , break_away the pipe connections from the wall .

Synonyms connection connecter connector connective connexion Related Terms instrumentality telephone_line yoke attachment hookup junction temporary_hookup slip_ring hitch ground backbone jumper connect plug_in

4. connection [ n ] (usually plural) a person who is influential and to whom you are connected in some way (as by family or friendship)
Examples: "he has powerful connections"

Used in print:

(John Dos Passos, Midcentury....)

`` Connections '' was all he would say with that smooth hurt smile when I put leading questions .

Synonyms connection Related Terms acquaintance plural

5. connection [ n ] the process of bringing ideas or events together in memory or imagination
Examples: "conditioning is a form of learning by association"

Used in print:

(Chester G. Starr, The Origins of Greek Civili...)

We shall not be able entirely to pass_over these connections to the East as we consider Ripe_Geometric pottery , the epic and the myth , and the religious evolution of early Greece ; the important point , however , is that these magnificent achievements , unlike those of later decades , were only incidentally influenced by Oriental models .

Synonyms association connection connexion Related Terms memory colligation relate

6. connection [ n ] a connecting shape

Synonyms connexion link connection Related Terms shape articulation node

7. connection [ n ] a supplier (especially of narcotics)

Synonyms connection Related Terms supplier narcotic

8. connection [ n ] shifting from one form of transportation to another
Examples: "the plane was late and he missed his connection in Atlanta"

Synonyms connexion connection Related Terms transportation connect

9. connection [ n ] the act of bringing two things into contact (especially for communication)
Examples: "the joining of hands around the table" "there was a connection via the internet"

Synonyms connection connexion connecting joining Related Terms change_of_integrity encounter approximation interconnection fastening intersection convergence hit junction concatenation articulation join join get_in_touch connect connect

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