aansluiting

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Etymology[edit]

From aansluiten +‎ -ing.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈaːnˌslœy̯.tɪŋ/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: aan‧slui‧ting

Noun[edit]

aansluiting f (plural aansluitingen, diminutive aansluitinkje n)

  1. junction, connection (such as a power junction — stroomaansluiting)
  2. liaison, relation, connection
    Ze vond weinig aansluiting bij de andere leerlingen.
    She experienced little of a bond with the other pupils.
  3. connection, the act of connecting
    Antonym: afsluiting
  4. (public transport) link or linkage with other public transport lines
    De aansluiting tussen stadsbus en metro kende ruimte voor verbetering.
    The interlinkage between city bus and underground had some for improvement.
  5. (public transport) ride on another public transport line, being compatible with the trip on the preceding line
    De trein werd gestopt vanwege een agressieve, dronken passagier die in het gangpad plaste, waardoor velen hun aansluiting misten.
    The train was halted because of an aggressive drunk passenger who peed in the corridor, which caused many to miss their rides on other lines.

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