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  • WordNet 3.6
    • n connecter an instrumentality that connects "he soldered the connection","he didn't have the right connector between the amplifier and the speakers"
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Additional illustrations & photos:

Another letter connecting Gissibl with a German propaganda agency Another letter connecting Gissibl with a German propaganda agency
Places of Interest in Connection with Columbus's Earlier Life Places of Interest in Connection with Columbus's Earlier Life
Connections for a Bi-unial Lantern Connections for a Bi-unial Lantern

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: The Sears Tower consists of nine framed tubes, which connects nine skyscrapers as one building
    • ns Connecter one who or that which connects
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  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    “Accept the place the divine providence has found for you, the society of your contemporaries, the connection of events.”
  • Anais Nin
    “Our life is composed greatly from dreams, from the unconscious, and they must be brought into connection with action. They must be woven together.”
  • Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    “In nature we never see anything isolated, but everything in connection with something else which is before it, beside it, under it and over it.”
  • Conrad Hilton
    Conrad Hilton
    “Success... seems to be connected with action. Successful men keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don't quit.”
  • Theodore Roosevelt
    “It is impossible to win the great prizes of life without running risks, and the greatest of all prizes are those connected with the home.”
  • Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    “Traveling is like gambling: it is always connected with winning and losing, and generally where it is least expected we receive, more or less than what we hoped for.”


Connect the dots - When you connect the dots, you understand the connections and relationships.


Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. con, together, and nectĕre, to tie.


In literature:

This joint is also found on rain leader connections near the roof, connecting the gutter with the rain leader stack.
"Elements of Plumbing" by Samuel Dibble
Here taken in connection with feathers, it means nearly destitute of weight, or the quality of lightness.
"Assimilative Memory" by Marcus Dwight Larrowe (AKA Prof. A. Loisette)
He had missed the connection at Bristol, and, the later train having been delayed, it was now past ten o'clock.
"The Day of Judgment" by Joseph Hocking
Some ideas had a connection traceable by reason; others were only connected by 'chance and custom.
"The English Utilitarians, Volume II (of 3)" by Leslie Stephen
In ship-building, a general name for the beams, knees, clamps, water-ways, transoms, and other connecting parts of a ship or vessel.
"The Sailor's Word-Book" by William Henry Smyth
But I now remember seeing his name in connection with the theft of Lady Summersdale's diamonds.
"A Coin of Edward VII" by Fergus Hume
In narrative, the present Book connects directly with the preceding Book.
"Homer's Odyssey" by Denton J. Snider
William Shakespeare and Agnes were concerned in it, Alice Lone, and many other connected names.
"Shakespeare's Family" by Mrs. C. C. Stopes
This tears apart the connection of the margin of the pileus with the base of the stem, as is plainly shown in Fig.
"Studies of American Fungi. Mushrooms, Edible, Poisonous, etc." by George Francis Atkinson
Closely connected with this is what we named second, and which is in Scripture specially connected with the word flesh.
"Holy in Christ" by Andrew Murray
A hot-water tank stood against the wall, not connected to anything hot, apparently.
"Electricity for the farm" by Frederick Irving Anderson
It seems that the late revival in Ireland is indirectly connected with these labors in Bristol.
"The Life of Trust: Being a Narrative of the Lord's Dealings With George Müller" by George Müller
Which position is determined by the connection or want of connection between the substantive antecedent and the verb governed by the relative.
"The English Language" by Robert Gordon Latham
Is there any Edmund Gray in connection with any of my clients?
"The Ivory Gate, a new edition" by Walter Besant
It was proposed to use the engine in connection with a still, and thus to effect great economy by making the fuel do double duty.
"A History of the Growth of the Steam-Engine" by Robert H. Thurston
There are sundry debts to be gathered in, old connections are to be renewed, new ones to be made.
"Wilhelm Meister's Apprenticeship and Travels, Vol. I (of 2)" by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
The primary object of the framer of the law was to minimize the evils connected with saloons.
"Commercialized Prostitution in New York City" by George Jackson Kneeland
Briefly, we may say that nearly all the learned men of this period were either monks or were closely connected with monasteries.
"Education in England in the Middle Ages" by Albert William Parry
Death has always a peculiar attraction, quite apart from any idea connected with it.
"The Hearts of Men" by H. Fielding
It does not follow that the hare had any original connection with the dawn.
"Myth, Ritual And Religion, Vol. 2 (of 2)" by Andrew Lang

In poetry:

a map of the states
The veins of hiways
Beauty of a map
Hidden connections
Fast trampled forest
"Wilderness" by James Douglas Morrison
Says the judge: "Let's look up section
Ninety-eight in this connection."
"Right," replied the advocate.
"But I submit that's out of date."
"Sir!" the judge says, "such things border
On contempt. You're out of order!"
"Heigh, Ho!" by C J Dennis
There are unused electricity plugs all over my
house if I ever needed them.
The kitchen window is open, to admit air…
The telephone—sad to relate—sits on the
floor—I haven't had the money to get it connected—
"Transcription Of Organ Music" by Allen Ginsberg
No winter birds or midges dot the snow.
I understand: the earth has long lain chill
And dead. For whom do I conserve
The breath within my chest? To whom did death
Return me? What's my mind
Connected to? And what's its final purpose?
"Never" by Afanasy Afanasevich Fet
River! I grieve, but not for loss of dirt--
Once stainless, just because of what thou wert.
Thus on thy banks I linger and reflect
That, surely as all waterways connect,
Forever flowing onward to the sea,
Shall the great billow thy redemption be.
"The Sangamon River" by Hattie Howard
When you get on to the station, of small things you'll make a fuss,
And in speaking of the station, mind, it's we, and ours, and us.
Boast of your grand connections and your rich relations, too,
And your own great expectations, Jimmy Sago, Jackaroo.
"Jimmy Sago, Jackaroo" by Anonymous Oceania

In news:

Unlike traditional hot-air ballooning, the tethered variety uses at least three lines connected to the ground to keep the balloon from moving horizontally.
KCTS 9 Connects/ Seattle School Superintendent José Banda .
Johnny Otis, who is white, grew up in a predominantly black neighborhood and had a deep connection to black culture.
Bangladeshi diplomats met Friday with officials from the U.S. State Department and the Department of Justice to discuss the case of a Bangladeshi man facing terrorism charges in connection with a plot to blow up the.
It seems this person has been job-seeking for ages but hasn't made the connection between his demeanor and his lack of success.
Arrest Made In Connection With What Ventura County Authorities Call Bank Card Reader Theft Scheme.
Ventura County Sheriff's deputies have made an arrest in connection with what the call a ring stealing ATM card readers from throughout Southern California.
What connects government default, short selling and union bashing.
3 arrested in connection with shooting outside bar.
11 Connects welcomes Fred Sauceman to the studio for Food with Fred.
A 2TB hard drive running at 7,200 rpm on a 6Gb/s SATA connection, the Seagate Barracuda XT ($149.99 list) sports a 64MB cache, DiscWizard software for configuration and more.
Connecting Dots, Beethoven to Bartok .
Three men pleaded guilty on Wednesday to running a Columbia gambling ring that authorities say is connected to a double murder suspect.
What you don't get for these lower prices are multiple connectivity options—there's usually no USB connectivity whatsoever.
Wi-Fi connected thermostat supports smartphone connectivity and control.

In science:

It is the probability density (in the p variable) that j is first connected to infinity along the specified path passing through j − 1 at value p (and is not connected to infinity along any side branches), given that j − 1 is first connected to infinity in the specified manner at value p′ .
Theory of minimum spanning trees I: Mean-field theory and strongly disordered spin-glass model
Two notions of connectivity are required: the usual connectivity relation ↔ on Z2 viewed as a graph, and the relation ↔∗, termed ∗-connectivity, and obtained by adding diagonals to each unit face of Z2 .
Sharp thresholds for the random-cluster and Ising models
Moreover the connected components of Z are subanalytic, the family of connected components of Z is local ly finite and Z is local ly connected at any point in Z .
Stratified Whitney jets and tempered ultradistributions on the subanalytic site
We find that spatially local connections change the scaling of the relevant component at very low connectivities ( ¯K ≪ 1) and that the critical connectivity of stability Ks changes compared to random networks.
Damage Spreading in Spatial and Small-world Random Boolean Networks
This building set consists of all non-empty subsets, I ⊂ [n + 1], such that the induced graph Γ|I is connected. A building set constructed from a graph will be called a graphical building set. A connected graph will produce a connected building set.
Generating Functions of Nestohedra and Applications
Note that a 0-connection on E is an OW -module homomorphism and, for λ 6= 0, ∇ is a λ-connection if and only if λ−1∇ is an (ordinary) connection. A λ-connection ∇ on E is said to be flat if the connection λ−1∇ is flat.
Nontrivial Azumaya noncommutative schemes, morphisms therefrom, and their extension by the sheaf of algebras of differential operators: D-branes in a $B$-field background \`a la Polchinski-Grothendieck Ansatz
We refer to arcs connecting dots in the top row as cups, those connecting dots in the bottom row as caps, and those connecting a dot in the top row to a dot in the bottom row as through lines.
Temperley-Lieb Algebra: From Knot Theory to Logic and Computation via Quantum Mechanics
For the converse, suppose that f has a cup, which we can assume to be connecting dots i and i + 1 in the top row. (Note that if i < j are connected by a cup, then by planarity, every k with i < k < j must also be connected in a cup to some l with i < l < j .) Then f ◦ δ · 1 = f ◦ (1 ⊗ Ui ⊗ 1), so f is not monic.
Temperley-Lieb Algebra: From Knot Theory to Logic and Computation via Quantum Mechanics
Since consecutive embedded circles have consecutive integer labels, the pieces of surface connecting the circles in Σ either connect circles with the same label or connect circles with labels that differ by plus or minus one.
A Diagramless Link Homology
If a piece of surface connects circles with the same label, the piece of surface is either connecting a circle to itself or is connecting neighboring circles (circles that do not appear to be embedded in one another with respect to the outside region containing the point p).
A Diagramless Link Homology
If F contains any components without boundary, then the relations (S0), (S1), (D2) and (NC) can be used to remove such components and replace F with a connected Dk -surface, F (cid:48) = F (F (cid:48) is connected since it contains no components without boundary and ∂ (F (cid:48) ) = L is connected).
A Diagramless Link Homology
A horizontal arc is an edge connecting two points in the same row, while a through arc is an edge connecting two dots in different rows. A vertical arc is a special case of a through arc connecting two dots in the same column.
Conjugation in Brauer algebras and applications to character theory
This is an affine analogue of a well-known result of Steinberg which says that the centralizer of a semi-simple element in a connected reductive group with simply connected derived subgroup is again connected.
Double affine Hecke algebras and affine flag manifolds, I
The proof that a connected standard subspace X is locally connected is not hard: an open neighbourhood ˆC ∩ X of an end ω will be connected if we choose the set S in its definition so as to minimize the number of C –S edges in X .
Locally finite graphs with ends: a topological approach
By general ‘continuum theory’, compact, connected and locally connected metric spaces are arc-connected.
Locally finite graphs with ends: a topological approach