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connective

 
Adjective connective has 1 sense
  1. connective - connecting or tending to connect; "connective remarks between chapters"; "connective tissue in animals"; "conjunctive tissue in plants"
    Antonym:
    disjunctive (indirect, via conjunctive)
Noun connective has 2 senses
  1. conjunction, conjunctive, connective - an uninflected function word that serves to conjoin words or phrases or clauses or sentences
    --1 is a kind of function word, closed-class word
    --1 has particulars:
     coordinating conjunction; subordinating conjunction, subordinate conjunction
  2. connection, connexion, connector, connecter, connective - an instrumentality that connects; "he soldered the connection"; "he didn't have the right connector between the amplifier and the speakers"
    --2 is a kind of instrumentality, instrumentation
    --2 has particulars:
     attachment, bond; backbone; ground, earth; hitch; hookup; jumper; junction, conjunction; slip ring; telephone line, phone line, telephone circuit, subscriber line, line; temporary hookup, patch; yoke, coupling
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