interconnect

verb

in·​ter·​con·​nect ˌin-tər-kə-ˈnekt How to pronounce interconnect (audio)
interconnected; interconnecting; interconnects

transitive verb

: to connect with one another

intransitive verb

: to be or become mutually connected
interconnection noun
interconnectivity noun

Examples of interconnect in a Sentence

The systems are interconnected with a series of wires. The lessons are designed to show students how the two subjects interconnect. a series of interconnecting stories
Recent Examples on the Web However, our current circumstances require daily communication as our jobs are now interconnected. Harriette Cole, The Mercury News, 2 Apr. 2024 The continuation of the trend of increasing transistor count will require multiple chips, interconnected with 2.5D or 3D integration, to perform the computation. Mark Liu, IEEE Spectrum, 28 Mar. 2024 In an ideal fediverse, all social media apps would be interconnected — someone could like a Tweet on Facebook, and get TikTok notifications on Instagram. Laura Bratton, Quartz, 22 Mar. 2024 Over the centuries, a New England farmhouse is a home that interconnects people, plants and animals. Becky Meloan, Washington Post, 27 Mar. 2024 These devices were not just products but stepping stones to a grander vision: a world interconnected through seamless, effortless communication. William Mullane, USA TODAY, 16 Mar. 2024 The cross-border project will use Sempra Infrastructure’s existing high-voltage transmission line that will interconnect the wind farm directly into the system of the California Independent System Operator, which manages the grid for about 80 percent of the Golden State. Rob Nikolewski, San Diego Union-Tribune, 15 Mar. 2024 In an increasingly complex and interconnected world, trust is perhaps even more important – but harder to build. Jacob Turcotte, The Christian Science Monitor, 15 Mar. 2024 But interconnected homelessness and housing crises have forced exceptions to be considered by lawmakers, including Democrats who have historically defended the landmark policy. Claire Rush, Fortune, 25 Feb. 2024

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Word History

First Known Use

1865, in the meaning defined at transitive sense

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The first known use of interconnect was in 1865

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“Interconnect.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/interconnect. Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

Kids Definition

interconnect

verb
in·​ter·​con·​nect ˌint-ər-kə-ˈnekt How to pronounce interconnect (audio)
: to connect with one another
interconnected adjective
interconnection noun

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