a means of connection; tie; link.
a connected series or group.
the core or center, as of a matter or situation.
Cell Biology. a specialized area of the cell membrane involved in intercellular communication and adhesion.
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How to use nexus in a sentence
The fashion week is aimed at showcasing global designers of color and giving Harlem its day in the sun as an international nexus of fashion.
No Sudden Move is situated in the nexus of multiple political and social shifts, in 1954, with characters who are conspiring with, benefitting from, or trying to outrun the changes.The fascinating, horrifying history behind Steven Soderbergh’s new heist movie | Alissa Wilkinson | July 1, 2021 | Vox
This could have been a frictionless, soft-focus moment, celebrating the nexus of love and art.New documentary about the Metropolitan Museum of Art asks good questions, but not enough tough ones | Philip Kennicott | May 27, 2021 | Washington Post
Their hostility to public education is best described as being the nexus of three parts.Former lobbyist details how privatizers are trying to end public education | Valerie Strauss | April 16, 2021 | Washington Post
A nexus between the government, big corporations and corrupt union leaders meant it was impossible for workers to engage in any meaningful collective bargaining.
But as Justice Ginsberg pointed out in dissent, their causal nexus is so thin as to be basically nonexistent.
And in case you missed it, David Frum wrote about the nexus between robots and immigration right here.
“We think there should be a nexus between the actual work people are doing and the relevancy of drug abuse,” he says.
The grapes are grown on steep hillsides in a tiny, remote region situated at the nexus of much more famous regions.
Efficiently exchanging them for other currencies implies a physical nexus somewhere: a moneychanger, a central exchange.
This new nexus of print has grown up in the lifetime of four or five generations, and it is undergoing constant changes.The Salvaging Of Civilisation | H. G. (Herbert George) Wells
In our western communities the dangers to the intellectual nexus lie rather on the other side.The Salvaging Of Civilisation | H. G. (Herbert George) Wells
As it was, the deification of the ruler had to provide the nexus, as in Alexanders empire.The Outline of History: Being a Plain History of Life and Mankind | Herbert George Wells
Moreover, even apart from this, we never survey more than a segment of the entire nexus of historical factors.Elements of Folk Psychology | Wilhelm Wundt
This tells us that there is another bond between employer and employee than a mere "cash-nexus."Consumers and Wage-Earners | J. Elliot Ross
British Dictionary definitions for nexus
a means of connection between members of a group or things in a series; link; bond
a connected group or series
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