1》 an arrangement of intersecting horizontal and vertical lines.
2》 a group or system of interconnected people or things.
↘a complex system of railways, roads, etc.
↘a group of broadcasting stations that connect for the simultaneous broadcast of a programme.
↘a number of interconnected computers, machines, or operations.
↘a system of connected electrical conductors.
1》 connect as or operate with a ~.
↘ Brit. broadcast on a ~.
↘link (computers) to operate interactively.
2》 [often as noun ~ing ] interact with others to exchange information and develop useful contacts.