from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A means of connection; a link or tie: "this nexus between New York's . . . real-estate investors and its . . . politicians” ( Wall Street Journal).
- n. A connected series or group.
- n. The core or center: "The real nexus of the money culture [was] Wall Street” ( Bill Barol).
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. a form of connection
- n. a connected group
- n. the centre of something
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Connection; tie.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Tie; connection; interdependence existing between the several members or individuals of a series or group.
- n. In medieval music, melodic motion by skips.
- n. In Roman law:
- n. A free-born person who had contracted the obligation called nexum, and thus became liable to be seized by his creditor if he failed to pay, and to be compelled to serve him until the debt was discharged.
- n. The bond or obligation by which such a person was held.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a connected series or group
- n. the means of connection between things linked in series
They start off with what they call their nexus intelligence, which is essentially meeting with people who work in the restaurants and hotels here in Times Square, trying to find out if they know of any suspicious activity.
Officials say they will continue it until they successfully crackdown on what they call the nexus of opposition to U.S. forces here.
RENUART: Well, a few days ago, General Franks mentioned what he describes as the nexus of terror when you take a regime who would support terrorism and mix it with the fanatics of organizations like Al Qaida.
The issue with the preservation of districts is more about the vernacular, about what I call the nexus of place, architecture and people (history).
Despite its remote location far above the treeline, Resolute is known as the nexus of the North, a frequent staging community for scientific, military and commercial expeditions.
Its nexus is Basil's Bar, the island's revered watering hole.
Pope Benedict pointed out that this nexus is rooted in the mystery of the Incarnation.
There would have been a more certain nexus if it were the same gun, but since this lawsuit was all about a duty to warn, whether one existed here or not, would it matter whether the same or different gun used in the attack?
In general, state tax nexus is a minefield and calling out for some new SC decisions to clarify matters.
So it would appear that the old left/wimmin ` s studies nexus is alive and well and plotting behind the innocent red nose.