hook into

phrasal verb

hooked into; hooking into; hooks into
informal
: to become connected to (something, such as a computer network or a source of electrical power)
We don't have the hardware we need to hook into the network.

Examples of hook into in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In Georgia, large new manufacturing hubs are looking to hook into the grid. Brad Plumer, New York Times, 14 Mar. 2024 If Google’s got its Gmail hooks into you, there’s a good chance you’re also invested in the other parts of Google’s Cloud ecosystem—Drive and Photos. Boone Ashworth Lauren Goode, WIRED, 17 Mar. 2024 How: Early spring is arguably the best time of year to hook into big lake trout with many methods that would be impractical later in the season. Joe Cermele, Field & Stream, 14 Mar. 2024 The blasters and vests easily hook into the intuitive charging dock. Maya Polton, Parents, 7 Mar. 2024 Executives at NewsNation, part of Nexstar Media, hope the Sunday program gives it more of a hook into weekend news viewing. Brian Steinberg, Variety, 28 Feb. 2024 Not with phones without cords attached, but bonafide telephones, hooked into the wall with the receiver attached, by a cord, to the base of the phone. Letters To The Editor, The Mercury News, 27 Feb. 2024 That means being able to have hooks into all of the integrated chiplets in order to both manage power and manage thermals. IEEE Spectrum, 12 Apr. 2019 Screw eye hooks into the mirror at various points around the frame. Charlotte Observer, 1 Feb. 2024

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“Hook into.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hook%20into. Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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