Connective meaning

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The definition of connective is something that forms a link.

Tissues in your body that join one joint to another are an example of something that would be described as connective tissue.

Introductory notes between chapters in a book that explain how the two different sections relate to each other are an example of connective information.

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Serving or tending to connect.
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One that connects.
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(grammar) A word, such as a conjunction, that connects words, phrases, clauses, and sentences.
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(botany) The portion of a stamen that connects the halves of an anther.
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Connecting or serving to connect.
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Something that connects; esp., a word that connects phrases, clauses, or other words, as a conjunction or relative pronoun.
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(bot.) An anther's lobe-connecting tissue that splits open, allowing the pollen to escape.
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Serving or tending to connect; connecting.
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That which connects.
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(logic) A function that operates on truth values to give another truth value.
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(grammar) A word used to connect words, clauses and sentences, most commonly applied to conjunctions.
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(botany) The tissue which connects the locules of an anthers together.
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(anatomy, zoology) A connective tissue.
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Origin of connective