Affined

3 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Affined \Af*fined"\, adjective [OF. afin['e] related, p. p., fr. LL. affinare to join, fr. L. affinis neighboring, related to; ad + finis boundary, limit.] Joined in affinity or by any tie. [Obs.] "All affined and kin." --Shak.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

connected \connected\ adjective

1. p. p. of {connect}. [Narrower terms: {abutting, adjacent, adjoining, bordering(prenominal), conterminous, coterminous, contiguous}] [Narrower terms: {adjunctive}] [Narrower terms: {affined}] [Narrower terms: {attached}] [Narrower terms: {contiguous, in contact}] [Narrower terms: {coupled, joined, linked}] [Narrower terms: {cursive, flowing}] [Narrower terms: {siamese}] [Narrower terms: {socially connected, well-connected}] {unconnected} [WordNet 1.5]

2. being joined in close association.

Syn: affiliated, attached. [WordNet 1.5]

3. connected by a conductor so as to allow the flow of electric signals. [Narrower terms: {wired (vs. wireless)}] WordNet 1.5]

4. (Music) legato. {staccato}

Syn: flowing, smooth. [WordNet 1.5]

5. associated with or accompanying.

Syn: associated. [WordNet 1.5]

6. (Computers) stored in, controlled by, or in direct communication with a central computer. [Narrower terms: {on-line (vs. off-line), online, on line(predicate)}]

Syn: machine-accessible. [WordNet 1.5]

7. switched on. [Narrower terms: {on-line (vs. off-line), online, on line(predicate)}]

Syn: ready, on. [WordNet 1.5]

8. having some relation.

Syn: related. [WordNet 1.5]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

affined

adjective

1: closely related; "syllable to blessed syllable affined"- Wallace Stevens

1. Caduceus  2. Golden Key  3. Scales of Justice (Or maybe, 1. HEALTH 2. SECURITY 3. JUSTICE?)

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