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connection 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Noun
/kəˈnekSHən/,
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connexions, plural; connections, plural;
  1. A relationship in which a person, thing, or idea is linked or associated with something else
    • - the connections between social attitudes and productivity
    • - sufferers deny that their problems have any connection with drugs
  2. The action of linking one thing with another
    • - connection to the Internet
  3. The placing of parts of an electric circuit in contact so that a current may flow

  4. A link between pipes or electrical components
    • - it is important to ensure that all connections between the wires are properly made
  5. A link between two telephones
    • - she replaced the receiver before the connection was made
  6. An arrangement or opportunity for catching a connecting train, bus, aircraft, etc
    • - ferry connections are sporadic in the off season
  7. Such a train, bus, etc
    • - we had to wait for our connection to Frankfurt
  8. People with whom one has social or professional contact or to whom one is related, esp. those with influence and able to offer one help
    • - he had connections with the music industry
  9. A supplier of narcotics
    • - she introduced Jean to a number of her male drug connections
  10. A narcotics sale or purchase

  11. An association of Methodist churches


  1. a relation between things or events (as in the case of one causing the other or sharing features with it); "there was a connection between eating that pickle and having that nightmare"
  2. the state of being connected; "the connection between church and state is inescapable"
  3. (usually plural) a person who is influential and to whom you are connected in some way (as by family or friendship); "he has powerful connections"
  4. association: the process of bringing ideas or events together in memory or imagination; "conditioning is a form of learning by association"
  5. a connecting shape
  6. a supplier (especially of narcotics)
  7. Geometry of quantum systems (e.g., noncommutative geometry and supergeometry) is mainly phrased in algebraic terms of modules and algebras. Connections on modules are generalization of a linear connection on a smooth vector bundle written as a Koszul connection on the -module of sections of .
  8. Connection is essential to all partner dancing and is the primary means to communicate synchronized dance movement between the lead and follow. ...
  9. "Connection" is a song released by the Britpop group Elastica. It was originally released in 1994 as a single and the album version was not released until 1995 on their self-titled debut. It is also the theme tune to the UK television programme Trigger Happy TV.
  10. Connection is a split EP by the Orange County, California rock bands Home Grown and Limbeck, released in 2000 by Utility Records. It resulted from a tour the previous year on which the two bands played together and became friends.
  11. In geometry, the notion of a connection makes precise the idea of transporting data along a curve or family of curves in a parallel and consistent manner. There are a variety of kinds of connections in modern geometry, depending on what sort of data one wants to transport. ...
  12. "Connection" is a song by the British rock and roll band The Rolling Stones. It was featured on their 1967 album Between the Buttons. ...
  13. The act of connecting; The point at which two or more things are connected; A feeling of understanding and ease of communication between two or more people; An established communications or transportation link; A transfer from one transportation vehicle to another in scheduled transportation ...
  14. (connect) To join (to another object): to attach, or to be intended to attach or capable of attaching, to another object; To join: to attach, or to be intended to attach or capable of attaching, to each other; To join (two other objects), or to join (one object) to (another object): to be a ...
  15. (Connections) Anyone connected with a horse: can be as distant as the spouse of a syndicate owner or as close as the horse's lad
  16. (Connections) as high-speed, always-on, broadband connections becomes more widely available, it is easy to forget that the speed and nature of Internet connection available to people on a network will determine what tools they can use. ...
  17. (Connections) Term used to refer to a horse’s jockey, trainer and owner.
  18. Connections refer to the number of people who took action after clicking your ad. This includes those who like your fan page, RSVP to an event, or install your app within 24 hours of seeing your ad. ...
  19. (Connections) please refer to “friends.”
  20. ("Connections") includes the persons who are the owners or lessees of a horse or who otherwise have a legal interest in it, a trainer, a manager of a syndicate, a studmaster, and the authorised agents of such persons.
  21. (7.1 Connections) In the event that the Passenger buys two or more point-to-point Flights, it is the responsibility of the Passenger to allow enough time in order to collect his/her luggage from the first flight (in the case of checked luggage), to check it again, pass through security and ...
  22. (CONNECTIONS) A publication containing information about GSHH programs.
  23. (Connections (Streams)) newsreader software applications can usually attach (connect) to the Usenet server more than once; why? It usually means the downloading and uploading of Usenet posts will occur more rapidly. ...
  24. (Connections) (in descending order of quality)
  25. (Connections) A USB or parallel port is all that home users need to connect a printer to a single PC. Business users or those with home networks will want an ethernet port so more than one user can share the printer. ...