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connector

[kə′nek·tər]
(computer science)
In database management, a pointer or link between two data structures.
(electronics)
A switch, or relay group system, which finds the telephone line being called as a result of digits being dialed; it also causes interrupted ringing voltage to be placed on the called line or of returning a busy tone to the calling party if the line is busy.
(engineering)
A detachable device for connecting electrical conductors.
A metal part for joining timbers.
A symbol on a flowchart indicating that the flow jumps to a different location on the chart.

connector

connector
1. In an electric circuit, a device for joining two or more conductors, by a low-resistance path, without the use of a permanent splice.
2. A mechanical device for fastening

connector

(1) Any plug and socket that links two devices together. Although taken for granted and rarely in the limelight, connectors are a huge industry, and the quality of these components is more critical than most people would imagine. When not designed or constructed properly, they often become the weakest element in an electronic system. See CLINKS.

(2) In database management, a link or pointer between two data structures.

(3) In flowcharting, a symbol used to break a sequence and resume the sequence elsewhere. It is often a small circle with a number in it.
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As with the Flowchart menu, the Connectors menu disappears when you select a symbol and that also produces the crosshair mouse pointer.
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was established in 1989, and it was originally started as a connector trading agent in Taiwan.
The adoption of technologies in common with the automotive sector, such as splashproof/waterproof connectors, electronic control modules, and CANbus, provide the basis for significant connector consumption within the Non-Automotive market as well.
Use protection boots on the connectors and use only those that cover the entire connector end and not just the ferrule.
While the connectors have been undergoing tests by a variety of major tier-ones and OEMs, it has put its connectors through tests that include 800,000 cycles without failure at 128 bar (1,856 psi), a burst test up to 800 bar (11,600 psi) without failure and tensile testing ranging from 5300 N to 6000 N (1,200 lb-ft to 1,350 lb-ft).
Meanwhile, our Service Connectors Program has helped more than 2,500 CHA families find jobs.
In general, DB-9 connectors were popular for many early implementations and retain their popularity today.
For this report we have split the market by the following products: - Circular connectors.
Before you go on a mission, use a flashlight to check all four sets of connectors for dirt.
Furukawa America also supplies FITEL 980nm and 1480nm pump lasers, signal lasers, active and passive optical components and connectors.
1: Major customers/end users of connectors in different segments