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connectivity

[kon-ek-tiv-i-tee, kuh-nek‐] /ˌkɒn ɛkˈtɪv ɪ ti, kəˌnɛk‐/
1.
the state or quality of being connected or connective:
the benefits of global connectivity.
2.
Computers. the ability to link to and communicate with other computer systems, electronic devices, software, or the Internet:
This laptop has limited connectivity.
Origin
1890-1900
1890-1900
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Examples for connectivity
  • The sense of community and connectivity is the strongest out of the whole nation.
  • They show the active network with blinking lights at the nodes, its speed and connectivity, and its usage.
  • As always, you bring together a lot of information and ideas and then invite us to consider their connectivity.
  • Our imagination is built, layer by layer, upon a foundation of neural connectivity that extends throughout our physical bodies.
  • Those who experience our constant connectivity as dulling should be able to identify closely with his guests.
  • Today, you have a lot of online services selling something similar-the comfort of connectivity.
  • Technology and global connectivity are changing the workplace in fundamental ways.
  • T he high and rising importance of human connectivity has significant implications for the future.
  • The real limiting factor for mobile browsing is still connectivity and bandwidth.
  • Then you need the connectivity to your emotional reactions.
British Dictionary definitions for connectivity

connectivity

/ˌkɒnɛkˈtɪvɪtɪ/
noun
1.
the state of being or being able to be connected
2.
(computing) the state of being connected to the internet
3.
(computing) the capacity of a machine or appliance to be connected to other machines, appliances, or facilities
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Word Origin and History for connectivity
n.

1893, from connective + -ity.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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