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connector

or con·nect·er

[kuh-nek-ter]
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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.
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Origin of connector

First recorded in 1785–95; connect + -or2
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Related Words for connector

connection, clamp, junction, coupling, joint, fastener, link, tie, bond, adapter, connector

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Word Origin and History for connector

n.

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

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