- The definition of a nexus is a link or connection between individuals or individual elements.
- An example of nexus is a genealogical tree of relatives.
- An example of nexus is an inter-library loan system.
nounpl. nexus nexus or nex·us·es
- A means of connection; a link or tie: “this nexus between New York's &ellipsis; real-estate investors and its &ellipsis; politicians” (Wall Street Journal).
- A connected series or group.
- The core or center: “The real nexus of the money culture [was] Wall Street” (Bill Barol).
Origin of nexusLatin, from past participle of nectere, to bind; see ned- in Indo-European roots.
The Latin plural form (written nexÃ»s or nexÅ«s) is sometimes used in academic discussions of process philosophy (see Nexus (process philosophy) on Wikipedia.).
From Latin nexus (â€œthe act of binding together; bondâ€), from nectÅ (â€œbindâ€).
nexus - Computer Definition
(1) (Nexus) A line of pure Android phones and tablets from Google. See Google Nexus.
(2) (Nexus) A line of network switches from Cisco.
(3) (Nexis) A legal database. See LexisNexis.
(4) A connecting point or bond between two entities.
(5) A software module in the Windows security platform (see NGSCB).
Variant of nexus