siamese
connected connected adj. 1. p. p. of {connect}. [Narrower terms: {abutting, adjacent, adjoining, bordering(prenominal), conterminous, coterminous, contiguous}] [Narrower terms: {adjunctive}] [Narrower terms: {affined}] [Narrower terms: {attached}] [Narrower terms: {contiguous, in contact}] [Narrower terms: {coupled, joined, linked}] [Narrower terms: {cursive, flowing}] [Narrower terms: {siamese}] [Narrower terms: {socially connected, well-connected}] {unconnected} [WordNet 1.5]

2. being joined in close association.

Syn: affiliated, attached. [WordNet 1.5]

3. connected by a conductor so as to allow the flow of electric signals. [Narrower terms: {wired (vs. wireless)}] WordNet 1.5]

4. (Music) legato. {staccato}

Syn: flowing, smooth. [WordNet 1.5]

5. associated with or accompanying.

Syn: associated. [WordNet 1.5]

6. (Computers) stored in, controlled by, or in direct communication with a central computer. [Narrower terms: {on-line (vs. off-line), online, on line(predicate)}]

Syn: machine-accessible. [WordNet 1.5]

7. switched on. [Narrower terms: {on-line (vs. off-line), online, on line(predicate)}]

Syn: ready, on. [WordNet 1.5]

8. having some relation.

Syn: related. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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