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hookup

[′hu̇k‚əp]
(electricity)
An arrangement of circuits and apparatus for a particular purpose.
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Further, spending time with a potential partner reduces dissonance one may experience since short-term hookups may be considered by some immoral--by getting to know the person for even a few hours, one isn't hooking-up with a stranger.
A new term entered the entertainment lexicon last month when ratings company Nielsen announced that it will begin measuring TV viewing in homes that don't have traditional TV hookups.
Those seeking married hookups were found to report significantly higher percentages of being drug and disease free compared to those seekers without a specified marital status for the hookup (45.
Previous approvals for a sewer hookup and a sewer extension raised concerns by the state Department of Conservation and Recreation, which claims the town is exceeding its sewage flow allotment.
Researchers report romantic sex with a boyfriend or relationship partner was found to be twice as common as hookup sex in this particular group of students.
RUTLAND - The Board of Selectmen last night took no action on a sewer hookup application for a new home on Clealand Circle, even though they had previously approved another application within the Bear Hill development.
1998: Oregon Court of Appeals rules that Eugene was wrong to require sewer hookups without conducting hearings on whether they were needed.
Each unit offers full size washer and dryer hookups, wood burning fireplaces, vertical and mini blinds, private patios or balconies, central air conditioning, garages and carports.
Studies also suggest that men do experience more orgasms than women, but Conley and her colleagues add a large caveat: The differences are largest in one-night stands and hookup relationships.
The newest addition to the EFFIE award-winning "Real Estate for the Real World(SM)" ad campaign, "Perfect Hookups," 30-second television commercial illustrates the "simplified home-buying" experience available through CENTURY 21 Connections, and features cameo appearances by Ringo Starr; as well as Dean Johnson and Robin Hartl, stars of the hit cable television show, "Hometime(R).
But what was interesting was the role alcohol played in many hookups: sometimes consumed on purpose to facilitate hooking up, and other times given as a reason why hookups went further than expected or wanted.
The three-month-long dispute between Robinson Ranch and the two water suppliers focuses on the amount of unpaid fees for water hookups and use.