[kon-ek-tiv-i-tee, kuh-nek‐] /ˌkɒn ɛkˈtɪv ɪ ti, kəˌnɛk‐/
the state or quality of being connected or connective:
the benefits of global connectivity.
Computers. the ability to link to and communicate with other computer systems, electronic devices, software, or the Internet:
This laptop has limited connectivity.
the state of being or being able to be connected
(computing) the state of being connected to the internet
(computing) the capacity of a machine or appliance to be connected to other machines, appliances, or facilities
1893, from connective + -ity.
- Connector conspiracy
business, standard The tendency of manufacturers (or, by extension, other designers) to come up with products that don’t fit with the old stuff, thereby making you buy either all new stuff or expensive interface devices. The term probably came into prominence with the appearance of the DEC KL-10, none of whose connectors matched anything else. […]
- Connect the dots
modifier From one fixed point to another: rarely venture out of their own connect-thedots puzzle: from home to work, on to local haunts, and home again verb phrase [1980s+; fr a child’s puzzle, where a picture emerges when one connects a number of dispersed dots on the paper]
noun 1. the amount of time that a computer is logged on to a remote computer or server, as through an Internet Service Provider.
[kon] /kɒn/ verb (used with object) 1. 3 (def 1). noun 2. responsibility for the steering of a ship. 3. 3 (defs 2, 3). [kon] /kɒn/ verb (used with object), conned, conning. 1. to learn; study; peruse or examine carefully. 2. to commit to memory. [kon] /kɒn/ Nautical verb (used with object), conned, conning. 1. […]