— connectedly , adv. — connectedness , n.
/keuh nek"tid/ , adj.
1. united, joined, or linked.
2. having a connection.
3. joined together in sequence; linked coherently: connected ideas.
4. related by family ties.
5. having social or professional relationships, esp. with influential or powerful persons.
6. Math. pertaining to a set for which no cover exists, consisting of two open sets whose intersections with the given set are disjoint and nonempty.
[ 1705-15; CONNECT + -ED 2 ]