- 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.
Origin of nexus
Examples from the Web for nexus
Contemporary Examples of nexus
And in case you missed it, David Frum wrote about the nexus between robots and immigration right here.Does a Robot Need to Be Cute?
June 22, 2014
“We think there should be a nexus between the actual work people are doing and the relevancy of drug abuse,” he says.Are We Addicted to Drug Testing?
May 27, 2014
The grapes are grown on steep hillsides in a tiny, remote region situated at the nexus of much more famous regions.The Drink All You Want Holiday Wine
December 21, 2013
But if the nexus of social and traditional media can inspire as we saw last year in Tahrir Square, it can also inflame.Is Egypt an Ally of the U.S.?
September 16, 2012
Google has Android, the Google Play online store, Google Drive cloud storage, and Nexus smartphones.Microsoft’s Tablet Revolution: Surface Marks End of the PC Era
June 20, 2012
Historical Examples of nexus
The transaction, as to his part of it, is incomplete, and he is still considered to be nexus.Ancient Law
Sir Henry James Sumner Maine
The nexus between them and events was not cause and effect, but magic.Folkways
William Graham Sumner
Except in the idea of God there is no nexus between the two.
"No nexus exists but the economic one between the two groups," she wrote.The Crow's Nest
Clarence Day, Jr.
The only nexus there could be between the executive and the mass of voters was personal.Behind the Mirrors
Clinton W. Gilbert
- a means of connection between members of a group or things in a series; link; bond
- a connected group or series
Word Origin for nexus
1660s, "bond, link, means of communication," from Latin nexus "that which ties or binds together," past participle of nectere "to bind," from PIE root *ned- "to bind, tie" (see net (n.)).
- gap junction