- (usually with "well-"): Having favorable rapport with a powerful entity.
- Having many relationships; involved with others.
2010, Nick Apuzzo, Connected, ISBN 0557508673, page 23:
- It wasn't as though there were groups of kids from mob-connected families who socialized exclusively; in fact, a consequence of growing up in a huge city like New York was that you had several groups of friends, simply due to the number and density of people.
- Intimate; Having bonds of affection.
- (mathematics, topology, of a topological space) That cannot be partitioned into two nonempty open sets.
- (mathematics, graph theory, of a graph) Having a path, either directed or undirected, connecting every pair of vertices.
- (Can we verify(+) this sense?) related by marriage or kin
1833, the american annual register of public events, for the year 1881-32:
- By his father's side Mr Trumbull was connected with one of the most honorable and conspicuous families of his native state.
1838, Henry Fothergill Chorley & Vincent Otto Nolte, The authors of England, page 77:
- She is descended, on the father's side, from an ancient family in Northumberland, not remotely connected with nobility ; and there is a quaint rhyme current in the north country, which promises the name a long duration.
1880, Syed Ameer Ali, The Personal Law of the Mahommedans: According to All the Schools, page 8:
- If the relation, however, differs, that is, the claimants be connected respectively through mother and father (notwithstanding equality in degree) the property is divided in the principle of double shares to the claimants connected through the father and one share to those related by the mother: that is , two-thirds would be given to those connected by the father's side as a group and one-third to those connected by the mother's side as a group.
- Having or supporting connections, especially when through technology such as networking software or a transportation network.
2013, Jennifer Holt & Kevin Sanson, Connected Viewing, ISBN 113508128X:
- Connected viewing activities such as streaming movies on Facebook, virtually attending BDLive screening events, or chatting via social media apps about a favorite television show require a significantamount of telecommunications and information infrastructure.
2014, Zaigham Mahmood, Emerging Mobile and Web 2.0 Technologies for Connected E-Government, ISBN 146666083X, page xviii:
- The objective is to understand and use the effectiveness of such technologies and best practices that proide succssful strategies towards developing a connected government that is more responsive to the needs of the general public and is engaged in full e-participation of the citizens.
2014, Gurminder K. Bhambra, Connected Sociologies, ISBN 1780931565:
- Drawing upon postcolonial and decolonial arguments, I have suggested that modernity does not itself produce a connected world, but is itself a product of interconnections, or importantly, these interconnections are made up of different forms of domination, appropriation, possession and dispossession that cannot be seen as deriving from a simple logic of capitalist development or expanded market relations.
topology: cannot be partitioned into two nonempty open sets
graph theory: having a path connecting every pair of vertices
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