Fr.: connecter, se connecter
To join, link, or fasten together.
M.E., from L. connectere, from "to fasten together, join together," from → com- "together" + nectere "to bind, tie," from nexus "bond, link," related to nodus "knot."
Joined, linked, or having a connection. → connected graph.
Past participle of → connect.
Fr.: graphe connecté
In → =graph theory, a graph if for every pair of distinct vertices there is a path.
The act or state of connecting. The state of being connected. Something that connects; link; bond.
Verbal noun of → connect.
Fr.: 1) connectif; 2) connecteur
1) General: The state or ability of being connected.
A person or thing that connects.
Fr.: interconnecter, s'interconnecter
To be or become connected reciprocally.
Reciprocal connection between two or several things.
Fr.: raie semi-interdite
In spectroscopy, same as → semi-forbidden line.
Fr.: connecteur logique
A symbol that can be combined with one or more → sentences in order to form a new sentence. For example "and" (∧), "or" (∨) "not" (¬), "if-then" (→), and "iff" (⇔).
Fr.: connectivité magnétique
Of magnetic field lines, the condition for them to be connected or the process whereby they become connected or connective.
Fr.: reconnexion magnétique
In a → plasma, a change of → magnetic connectivity of plasma elements due to the presence of a localized → diffusion region. It allows charged particles to move from one → magnetic field line to another. Magnetic reconnection is an important process transforming magnetic energy into heat or/and kinetic energy. Magnetic reconnection events occur in the Earth's → magnetosphere. The process plays an important role in explosive phenomena in the Sun, such as → coronal mass ejections and → solar flares which heat the → solar corona.