connectivity

noun

con·​nec·​tiv·​i·​ty (ˌ)kä-ˌnek-ˈti-və-tē How to pronounce connectivity (audio)
kə-
plural connectivities
: the quality, state, or capability of being connective or connected
connectivity of a surface
especially : the ability to connect to or communicate with another computer or computer system

Examples of connectivity in a Sentence

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Word History

First Known Use

1893, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of connectivity was in 1893

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“Connectivity.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/connectivity. Accessed 1 Mar. 2024.

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