Connect

Definition of 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.]
He fills, he bounds, connects and equals all.
- Pope.
A man must see the connection of each intermediate idea with those that it connects before he can use it in a syllogism.
- Locke.
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.

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