Meaning of CONNECTOR in English

CONNECTOR

noun

also con·nec·ter kəˈnektə(r)

( -s )

1. : one who connects:

a. : a worker who couples railroad coaches

b. : a construction worker who guides and bolts structural steel members as they are hoisted into position in the framework of a building or bridge

2. : something that connects: as

a. : a flexible tube for connecting the ends of tubes

b. : a railroad coupling

c.

(1) : a device for detachably connecting flexible electrical conductors together

(2) : a fitting for joining wires without splicing

d. : the part of the firing mechanism of small arms that transmits the motion of the trigger to the sear

e. : a metallic fitting for joining timbers

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