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connection

  
, connexion  
      n  
1    the act or state of connecting; union  
2    something that connects, joins, or relates; link or bond  
3    a relationship or association  
4    logical sequence in thought or expression; coherence  
5    the relation of a word or phrase to its context  
in this connection the word has no political significance     
6    often pl   an acquaintance, esp. one who is influential or has prestige  
7    a relative, esp. if distant and related by marriage  
8   
a    an opportunity to transfer from one train, bus, aircraft, ship, etc., to another  
b    the vehicle, aircraft, etc., scheduled to provide such an opportunity  
9    pl     (N.Z.)   the persons owning or controlling a racehorse  
10    a link, usually a wire or metallic strip, between two components in an electric circuit  
11    a communications link between two points, esp. by telephone  
12    Slang   a supplier of illegal drugs, such as heroin  
13    Rare   sexual intercourse  
14    Rare   a small sect or religious group united by a body of distinct beliefs or practices  
  connectional, connexional      adj  


delta connection  
      n   a connection used in a three-phase electrical system in which three elements in series form a triangle, the supply being input and output at the three junctions  
   Compare       star connection  
mesh connection  
      n     (Electrical engineering)   (in a polyphase system) an arrangement in which the end of each phase is connected to the beginning of the next, forming a ring, each junction being connected to a terminal  
   See also       delta connection       star connection  
S-R connection  
      n     (Psychol)   stimulus-response connection; the basic unit of learning according to behaviourist learning theory  
   See also       reflex arc  
star connection  
      n   a connection used in a polyphase electrical device or system of devices in which the windings each have one end connected to a common junction, the star point, and the other end to a separate terminal  
   See also       Y connection  
  
Compare  
    delta connection  
Y connection  
      n     (Electrical engineering)   a three-phase star connection  
Dictionnaire anglais Collins English definition-Thesaurus  
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connection

  
1    alliance, association, attachment, coupling, fastening, junction, link, tie, union  
2    affiliation, affinity, association, bond, commerce, communication, correlation, correspondence, intercourse, interrelation, liaison, link, marriage, nexus, relation, relationship, relevance, tie-in  
3    context, frame of reference, reference  
4    acquaintance, ally, associate, contact, friend, sponsor  
5    kin, kindred, kinsman, kith, relation, relative  

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digital connections n.
virtual network linking an user to his or her professional and / or personal contacts
[Tech.]

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n.
1. the state of being joined together 2. in logic, the connection of isolated facts by means of a general description or hypothesis which applies to them all
v.
A culture of internet only jobs has coined the phrase Wirk. Wirk simply means Internet Work. Internet work is defined by job opportunities that did not exist before the rise of the internet and furthermore the work is likely to be carried out over the internet and payment received for work undertaken via the internet. Wirk describes both full time and part time internet work. Because of the nature of Wirk and the ability for anyone that has internet connection to earn money from Wirk, it is currently more likely to be a part time occupation than full time. Paid Online Questionnaires, Content Writing, Search Marketing are all examples of Wirk.
This is a term rising in popularity
n.
coffee shop used as an office especially using internet connection with your laptop computer
new term coined in 2010, not entered yet as "official"
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