nexus


nexus

noun

Definition of NEXUS

1
a series of things linked together <the oft-repeated claim that any person on the planet can be connected to any other person through a nexus of six relationships>
Related Words chain reaction; belt, circle, cycle, vicious circle (also vicious cycle); continuum, gamut, gauntlet (also gantlet), scale, spectrum; flow, river, stream; file, line, queue, range, row, succession
2
a thing or place that is of greatest importance to an activity or interest <as the nexus for three great religions, Jerusalem has had a troubled as well as illustrious history>

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