Meaning of CONNECTED in English

— 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 ]

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