- 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 nexûs or nexūs) is sometimes used in academic discussions of process philosophy (see Nexus (process philosophy) on Wikipedia.).
From Latin nexus (“the act of binding together; bond”), from nectō (“bind”).
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