interconnect

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

Definition of interconnect

transitive verb

: to connect with one another

intransitive verb

: to be or become mutually connected

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Other Words from interconnect

interconnection \ ˌin-​tər-​kə-​ˈnek-​shən How to pronounce interconnect (audio) \ noun
interconnectivity \ ˌin-​tər-​(ˌ)kä-​ˌnek-​ˈti-​və-​tē How to pronounce interconnect (audio) , -​kə-​ \ 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
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Recent Examples on the Web In addition, DC Films, which is part of Warner Bros., will work with filmmakers to develop movie offshoots — TV series that will run on HBO Max and interconnect with their big-screen endeavors. New York Times, "Managing Movie Superheroes Is About to Get a Lot More Complicated," 27 Dec. 2020 CenterPoint's plan allows prospective renewable natural gas producers to interconnect with its distribution network. Mike Hughlett, Star Tribune, "PUC backs CenterPoint plan for renewable natural gas system," 19 Nov. 2020 One is called interoperability, which would require dominant platforms to interconnect with other networks so that the same services are easily available across firms. David Mclaughlin, Bloomberg.com, "Washington’s One-Two Antitrust Punch Is About to Smack Big Tech," 13 Oct. 2020 Harold Feld, an attorney and senior VP of the pro-Title II group Public Knowledge, pointed out that Section 251A of Title II requires telecommunications carriers to interconnect with other carriers. Jon Brodkin, Ars Technica, "Making Internet service a utility—what’s the worst that could happen?," 23 May 2020 Some shocks will be local, others regional, but many will be global, because, as this crisis shows, we are interconnected as a biosphere and a civilization. Kim Stanley Robinson, The New Yorker, "The Coronavirus and Our Future," 1 May 2020 Wineries are also pitching in to help one another and the industries they are interconnected with. Dave Mcintyre, Washington Post, "The coronavirus will change wine shopping, and some independent winemakers won’t survive it," 10 Apr. 2020 Sometimes, however, wiring configurations are interconnected with the bus’s starting system, so make sure the bus starts up after each wiring change. Will Sutherland, Popular Mechanics, "How to Convert a School Bus to a RV," 4 Dec. 2019 Instead the Guy serves as a link between stories about the lives of his customers, sometimes interconnected, sometimes not. Bill Goodykoontz, azcentral, "'High Maintenance' is the perfect show to watch now. And Ben Sinclair has a theory why," 20 Apr. 2020

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First Known Use of interconnect

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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16 Jan 2021

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“Interconnect.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/interconnect. Accessed 26 Jan. 2021.

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interconnect

verb
How to pronounce interconnect (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of interconnect

: to connect (two or more things) with each other

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