Pronunciation: (ku-nek'tid), [key]
1. united, joined, or linked.
2. having a connection.
3. joined together in sequence; linked coherently: connected ideas.
4. related by family ties.
5. having social or professional relationships, esp. with influential or powerful persons.
6. Math.pertaining to a set for which no cover exists, consisting of two open sets whose intersections with the given set are disjoint and nonempty.
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