connector

Definitions

General English

Aviation

  • noun a device which connects two or more things

Cars & Driving

  • noun a part which joins two or more parts together

Computing

  • noun a physical device with a number of metal contacts that allow devices to be easily linked together

Construction

  • A device that will hold two or more electrical wires in close contact and can be quickly and easily removed.

Electronics

  • That which serves to connect.
  • A device or object which serves to join two or more conductors. Examples include terminals and binding posts. Also called electric connector (1).
  • A device or object which serves to couple cables with other cables, equipment, or systems. Examples include plugs, jacks, and adapters. Also called electric connector (2).
  • A line which connects symbols in a flow chart.
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