Connective Definition

kə-nĕktĭv
connectives
adjective
Connecting or serving to connect.
Webster's New World
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.
YourDictionary
noun
connectives
One that connects.
American Heritage
Something that connects; esp., a word that connects phrases, clauses, or other words, as a conjunction or relative pronoun.
Webster's New World
An anther's lobe-connecting tissue that splits open, allowing the pollen to escape.
Webster's New World
The portion of a stamen that connects the halves of an anther.
American Heritage

(logic) A function that operates on truth values to give another truth value.

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connective
Plural:
connectives

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