Con·nect·ive a. Connecting, or adapted to connect; involving connection.
Connection tissue Anat. See Conjunctive tissue, under Conjunctive.
Con·nect·ive, n. That which connects. Specifically: (a) Gram. A word that connect words or sentences; a conjunction or preposition. (b) Bot. That part of an anther which connects its thecæ, lobes, or cells.
adj : connecting or tending to connect; "connective remarks
between chapters"; "connective tissue in animals";
"conjunctive tissue in plants"
n 1: an uninflected function word that serves to conjoin words or
phrases or clauses or sentences [syn: conjunction, conjunctive]
2: an instrumentality that connects; "he soldered the
connection"; "he didn't have the right connector between
the amplifier and the speakers" [syn: connection, connexion,