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Engelsk navneord: connection

1. connection a relation between things or events (as in the case of one causing the other or sharing features with it)

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThere was a connection between eating that pickle and having that nightmare.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)connectedness, connexion

Mindre specifikke termerrelation

Mere specifikke termeralliance, bond, bridge, communication, concatenation, involvement, linkage, relatedness, relevance, relevancy, series

Kendetegnerconnected, unconnected

Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)unconnectedness

2. connection (om tilstand) the state of being connected

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe connection between church and state is inescapable.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)connectedness, link

Mindre specifikke termerunification, union

Mere specifikke termercoherence, coherency, cohesion, cohesiveness, concatenation, contact, interconnectedness, interconnection

Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)disconnectedness, disconnection, disjunction, disjuncture

3. connection (om genstand) an instrumentality that connects

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe soldered the connection.
He didn't have the right connector between the amplifier and the speakers.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)connecter, connective, connector, connexion

Mindre specifikke termerinstrumentality, instrumentation

Mere specifikke termerattachment, backbone, bond, conjunction, coupling, earth, ground, hitch, hookup, jumper, junction, line, patch, phone line, slip ring, subscriber line, telephone circuit, telephone line, temporary hookup, yoke

4. connection (om person) (usually plural) a person who is influential and to whom you are connected in some way (as by family or friendship)

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe has powerful connections.

Mindre specifikke termeracquaintance, friend

Overordnet anvendelseplural, plural form

5. connection (om erkendelse) the process of bringing ideas or events together in memory or imagination

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningConditioning is a form of learning by association.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)association, connexion

Mindre specifikke termermemory, remembering

Mere specifikke termercolligation

6. connection (om form) a connecting shape

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)connexion, link

Mindre specifikke termerform, shape

Mere specifikke termerarticulation, join, joint, junction, juncture, node

7. connection (om person) a supplier (especially of narcotics)

Mindre specifikke termerprovider, supplier

Overordnet emneområdenarcotic

8. connection (om handling) shifting from one form of transportation to another

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe plane was late and he missed his connection in Atlanta.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)connexion

Mindre specifikke termerconveyance, transfer, transferral, transport, transportation

9. connection (om handling) the act of bringing two things into contact (especially for communication)

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe joining of hands around the table.
There was a connection via the internet.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)connexion, joining

Mindre specifikke termerchange of integrity

Mere specifikke termeradjunction, approximation, articulation, attachment, bringing close together, coming upon, concatenation, convergence, convergency, converging, encounter, fastening, hit, interconnection, intersection, junction

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