nexus nexus  /ˈnɛk səs/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the means of connection between things linked in series
  2. (n) a connected series or group

Usage(s):

  1. Together with poor governance, ineffective policing and a weak justice system, the nexus between the Taliban and crime is becoming dangerously entrenched in Afghan society.
  2. Gore has long been interested in the nexus between politics and media.
  3. It is, the politicians argue, the only way to counter the frightening nexus of immigration and Islamic terrorism that hits the headlines virtually every week.

News

  1. Lifetime Windows and Siding, Inc. Continuing to Add Value by Giving Away a Google Nexus Tablet

    Lifetime Windows and Siding, Inc. has announced a new giveaway: Anyone that contacts Lifetime Windows and Siding to setup a Free In-Home Consultation will be entered to win a Nexus 7 Tablet.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance

  2. The Nexus 7, one year later

    "I can't find one person who has been using the Nexus 7 for an extended period of time, and hasn't seen a massive downgrade in performance. Just what kind of downgrade are we talking here? I cannot pick up my Nexus 7 without experiencing problems like a lag of ten seconds, or more, just to rotate the display; touches refusing to acknowledged; stuttering notification panel actions; and ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: OSNews

  3. (We Are) Nexus Announces Street Date for First Release, Cover of Sonique's “It Feels So Good”

    (We Are) Nexus give Sonique's 1998 hit “It Feels So Good” a fresh makeover with their unique trance take on Electronic Dance Music (EDM), out on August 6th, 2013. (PRWeb June 17, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10835878.htm
    on June 18, 2013     Source: PRWeb

Quotes

  1. Mr. Obama called Ms. Kagan "one of the nation's foremost legal minds" with "a firm grasp of the nexus and boundaries between our three branches of government."
    on May 10, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: The Hindu

  2. "You've got this nexus now that probably was always there in latency but is now active: a nexus between al-Qaeda and various extremist and separatist groups," Hayden said in the interview.
    on Jan 17, 2008 By: Michael Hayden Source: Reuters South Africa

  3. "The inspectors investigating the matters have informed about apparent nexus between the events that have taken place in Satyam and the following companies amongst others -- Maytas Properties Ltd and Maytas Infra Ltd," Gupta added.
    on Jan 19, 2009 By: Prem Chand Gupta Source: Reuters

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