[ verb ] connect, fasten, or put together two or more pieces
"Can you connect the two loudspeakers?" "Tie the ropes together" "Link arms"
Used in print(Raymond C. Binder et al., editors, Proceedings...)
The arc voltage was measured with a voltmeter whose terminals were connected to the anode and cathode holders .(Edwin L. Bigelow and Nancy H. Otis,...)
as new homes were built they were connected so that all residences south of School_Street are served by it .
[ verb ] make a logical or causal connection
"I cannot connect these two pieces of evidence in my mind"
Used in print(San Francisco Chronicle,...)
Other witnesses , after appearances before the jury , which reportedly is probing into possible income_tax violations , disclosed that government prosecutors were attempting to connect Stein and his company with a_number_of gangsters , including Glimco and Alex .
But he would fight for his own liberty rather_than for any abstract principle connected with_it - such_as `` cause '' .
[ verb ] 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"
Used in print(Stephen Longstreet, Eagles Where I Walk....)
On the east_side of the island of Manhattan the indifferent hawk knew the East_River that connected New_York_Bay with Long_Island_Sound .(E. Lucas Myers, "The Vindication of Dr. Nestor,"...)
Below these particulars was a series of alpha beta gammas connected by arrows and crosses which denoted the lineage of the breed .
[ verb ] join by means of communication equipment
"The telephone company finally put in lines to connect the towns in this area"
Used in print(Edwin L. Bigelow and Nancy H. Otis,...)
About 1888 J._E._McNaughton of Barnumville and E._G._Bacon became proprietors of the `` Green_Mountain_Telegraph_Company '' , connecting all offices on the Western_Union line and extending over the mountain from Barnumville to Peru , Londonderry , South_Londonderry , Lowell_Lake , Windham , North_Windham , Grafton , Cambridgeport , Saxton_'s_River , and Bellows_Falls .
In November 1887 a line connecting several dwelling_houses in Dorset was extended to Manchester_Depot .
[ verb ] land on or hit solidly
: "The brick connected on her head, knocking her out"
Used in print(Cliff Farrell, Trail of the Tattered Star....)
This time it connected solidly on the man 's temple , felling him .