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Engelsk substantiv: 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.

Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)connectedness, connexion

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkrelation

Mere spesifikke uttrykkalliance, bond, bridge, communication, concatenation, involvement, linkage, relatedness, relevance, relevancy, series

Kjennetegner disse uttrykkeneconnected, unconnected

Uttrykk med motsatt betydning (antonymer)unconnectedness

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

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

Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)connectedness, link

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkunification, union

Mere spesifikke uttrykkcoherence, coherency, cohesion, cohesiveness, concatenation, contact, interconnectedness, interconnection

Uttrykk med motsatt betydning (antonymer)disconnectedness, disconnection, disjunction, disjuncture

3. connection (om gjenstand) an instrumentality that connects

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

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

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkinstrumentality, instrumentation

Mere spesifikke uttrykkattachment, 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 spesifikke uttrykkacquaintance, friend

Overordnet anvendelseplural, plural form

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

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

Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)association, connexion

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkmemory, remembering

Mere spesifikke uttrykkcolligation

6. connection (om form) a connecting shape

Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)connexion, link

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkform, shape

Mere spesifikke uttrykkarticulation, join, joint, junction, juncture, node

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

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkprovider, supplier

Overordnet kategorinarcotic

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.

Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)connexion

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkconveyance, 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.

Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)connexion, joining

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkchange of integrity

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

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