connector

[kuh-nek-ter]
noun
1.
a person or thing that connects.
2.
any of various devices for connecting one object to another.
3.
(formerly) a person who couples railroad cars.
Also, connecter.


Origin:
1785–95; connect + -or2

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Newer connectors are being made which have digital only video signals.
Outside diameter, which dictates which connectors must be used to terminate the cable.
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