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 Grace will ship on an HGX board and in a future server, with four Grace CPUs and GPUs directly interconnect over NVLink. Karl Freund, Forbes, "NVIDIA Completely Re-Imagines The Data Center For AI," 12 Apr. 2021 These paths could interconnect to form regional networks. James Mills, The Conversation, "The US has never had much of a pilgrimage tradition – perhaps now is the opportunity," 24 Mar. 2021 The Texas Interconnection was designed to expand and interconnect Texas grid to help with rural electrification. Robin Lloyd, Scientific American, "Massive Power Failure Could Finally Cause Texas to Connect with the Nation’s Power Grids," 19 Feb. 2021 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,, "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

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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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22 Apr 2021

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“Interconnect.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 May. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of interconnect

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

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