hookup

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n hookup a system of components assembled together for a particular purpose
    • n hookup a device providing a connection between a power source and a user "some campsites have electrical hookups for trailers"
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Usage

In literature:

You had an equal hookup, right?
"Warlord of Kor" by Terry Gene Carr
The hookup would be powered by the solar battery in the hydrolung power unit, by connecting wires through the breathing tube.
"Tom Swift and the Electronic Hydrolung" by Victor Appleton
But there are thousands of possible combinations for hookups and control board settings.
"Empire" by Clifford Donald Simak
For sech alien hookups, so to speak, we reefooses all reespons'bility.
"Faro Nell and Her Friends" by Alfred Henry Lewis
To a computer hookup, Computer will select on a random basis and notify the one chosen.
"The Lost Kafoozalum" by Pauline Ashwell
But you said you had a name, and that it indicated a Norheim-Uighar hookup.
"Triplanetary" by Edward Elmer Smith
At this, Professor Jordan looked more closely at the transformer hookup.
"All That Goes Up" by Kirby Brooks
Now it's time to start setting up the telemetry hookup with the radio-controlled detonators.
"Project Cyclops" by Thomas Hoover
Everybody's computers were connected to the Net via a broadband DSL hookup and they were never turned off.
"Syndrome" by Thomas Hoover
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In news:

Casual Hookups Can Lead to Meaningful Relationships: Study.
A hookup or slow-moving courtship are just as likely to lead to a serious relationship.
Systems like GM's MyLink hookup with Apple make headway.
Snoop Dogg Was My High School Hookup.
Two researchers venture to understand how app-based hookups are keeping HIV rates high among young men.
Percentage of students who have 10 or more hookups during college.
Average number of hookups among college students.
HOLLYWOOD HOOKUP (FOX44) – Sandra Bullock's ex Jesse James is ready to walk down the aisle again less than a year after their divorce.
HOLLYWOOD HOOKUP (FOX44) – It may not be approved by the royals, but there's a beer just for Prince William and Kate's wedding.
We're still giving you the hookup on the Giants DVD's so you can see their WHOLE season from Spring Training to their SF Victory parade.
From Michael Phelps and Megan Rossee to Mark Sanchez and Eva Longoria to Jaime Edmondson and Evan Longoria, Complex.com is looking at (in its words) the hottest athlete hookups of 2012.
AVAILABLE NOW Mobile home lots & RV hookups.
Craigslist, Blendr and HookUp.com take our lovelorn columnist out of his comfy zone.
Lindsay Lohan Steals Max George's Sweatshirt After Hookup.
Casual Hookups Can Lead to Meaningful Relationships: Study.
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