(Or “gender bender”, “gender blender”, “sex changer”, and even “homosexual adaptor”) A cable connector shell with either two male or two female connectors on it, used to correct the mismatches that result when some loser didn’t understand the EIA-232C specification and the distinction between DTE and DCE. Used especially for EIA-232C parts in either the original D-25 or the IBM PC’s D-9 connector.
There appears to be some confusion as to whether a “male homosexual adaptor” has pins on both sides (is doubly male) or sockets on both sides (connects two males).
[jen-der-kweer] /ˈdʒɛn dərˌkwɪər/ adjective 1. relating to or having a gender identity that is other than male or female, is a combination of the two genders, or is on a continuum between the two genders: She identifies as genderqueer. 2. questioning one’s gender identity. noun 3. such a person.
[jeen] /dʒin/ noun 1. the basic physical unit of heredity; a linear sequence of nucleotides along a segment of DNA that provides the coded instructions for synthesis of RNA, which, when translated into protein, leads to the expression of hereditary character. [jeen] /dʒin/ noun 1. a male given name, form of . [kel-ee] /ˈkɛl i/ […]
1. . abbreviation 1. genealogy
[jee-nee-ol-uh-jee, -al-, jen-ee-] /ˌdʒi niˈɒl ə dʒi, -ˈæl-, ˌdʒɛn i-/ noun, plural genealogies. 1. a record or account of the ancestry and descent of a person, family, group, etc. 2. the study of family ancestries and histories. 3. descent from an original form or progenitor; lineage; ancestry. 4. Biology. a group of individuals or species […]