A Word A Day : Nexus
Sunday, 21st October 2007 : Today's Word is ...
( Noun )
Pronunciation : nék-sess
1. a connection or link associating two or more people or things
2. a group or series of connected people or things
3. the center or focus of something or the core
4. Cell Biology
: a specialized area of the cellular membrane that helps cells to communicate or adhere
Mid-17th century - Latin nex- past participle of nectere bind
connection, link, tie, relationship, node, interconnection, join, bond, yoke
• The real nexus
of the money culture was Wall Street.
• The nexus
between New York's real-estate investors and its politicians was well known.
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