a North American wood warbler, Oporornis agilis, olive-green above with a gray head and throat and yellow below.
- Connecting cartilage
connecting cartilage n. The cartilage in a cartilaginous joint such as the pubic symphysis. Also called interosseous cartilage.
noun, Machinery. 1. a rod or link for transmitting motion and force between a rotating and a reciprocating part, as between a piston and a crankshaft. noun 1. a rod or bar for transmitting motion, esp one that connects a rotating part to a reciprocating part 2. such a rod that connects the piston to […]
[kuh-nek-shuh n] /kəˈnɛk ʃən/ noun 1. the act or state of . 2. the state of being : the connection between cause and effect. 3. anything that ; a connecting part; link; bond: an electrical connection. 4. association; relationship: the connection between crime and poverty; no connection with any other firm of the same name. […]
[kuh-nek-shuh-niz-uh m] /kəˈnɛk ʃəˌnɪz əm/ noun, Psychology. 1. the theory that all mental processes can be described as the operation of inherited or acquired bonds between stimulus and response. /kəˈnɛkʃənɪzəm/ noun 1. (psychol) the theory that the connections between brain cells mediate thought and govern behaviour noun an approach in artificial intelligence to recreate the […]
- Connectionless protocol
The data communication method in which communication occurs between hosts with no previous setup. Packets sent between two hosts may take different routes. UDP is a connectionless protocol. Also called packet switching. Contrast circuit switching, connection-oriented.