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connector

[kuh-nek-ter] /kəˈnɛk tər/
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
1785-1795
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.
Word Origin and History for connectors

connector

n.

1795, "tube for connecting other materials," agent noun in Latin form from connect and usefully distinct from connecter.

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