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  • n  a device providing a connection between a power source and a user
    some campsites have electrical hookups for trailers
  • n  a system of components assembled together for a particular purpose

  • Certainly some of their appeal lies in their fine moral hygiene: they're an alternative to the hookup scene, Gossip Girls for good girls.
  • Other studies imply that girls, while not exactly chaste, are not behaving in ways that media reports about the hookup culture might lead us to believe.
  • After the weekend he discovered that someone had made contact with the computer through a telephone hookup and introduced a new program: whenever a legitimate user typed in his .
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  • The daily gossip: Kanye West says he didn't cheat on Kim Kardashian, and more
    5 top pieces of celebrity gossip — from Miley Cyrus' denial of a hookup with Justin Bieber to the Jackie Chan musical
    June 12, 2013 - The Week via Yahoo! News
  • Brazil and Big Data Drive GoodData Funding Deal
    Tech companies agree that big data has become a very big deal, and so has the fast-growing software market in Brazil. Both are at play in a multi-continent hookup helping to pump $22 million into a startup called GoodData.
    June 12, 2013 - Wall Street Journal Blogs
  • Roadmap For An Unlikely Zynga Turnaround
    Zynga?s (ZNGA) hookup with Facebook (FB) seemed like such a great match four years ago, bringing together an up-and-coming gaming company with the hottest gathering place of people in need of entertainment. In retrospect, Zynga might have been better off with fewer likes and more experience in its corner. Just ask shareholders at competitor Electronic Arts (EA), who are so much happier now than ...
    June 11, 2013 - Forbes

  • Michael Mukasey in International Herald Tribune
    Traveling in California, Mukasey said of the request: "I suppose if they really want to talk to him, there must be a way to do it by remote hookup. ...... We generally don't let people out of jail."
  • Vinton Cerf in PC World
    The idea here is to improve the assurance that when you do a domain name hookup you get back the IP address that was intended, as opposed to something that was modified by a hacker,said Cerf.
  • Thomas Calabro in OK! Magazine
    It obviously wouldn't be Michael Mancini without a hookup, and he obviously has to hook up outside of his marriage:[so] it's always a possibility,Thomas, 50, tells E!

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