Definition of connectivity in US English:



  • 1The state or extent of being connected or interconnected.

    • ‘Ireland is at the very edge of airline connectivity in Europe and has to fight every battle that involves transportation costs.’
    • ‘We are also strengthening the rail and air connectivity in our country.’
    • ‘Mobile phones can do so much more than make a call now - the tools are there to push for connectivity in so many ways.’
    • ‘Currently this type of connectivity is only available close to the larger towns which leaves the remote areas isolated.’
    • ‘Going by their current strengths, these libraries will survive the age of seamless connectivity too.’
    • ‘They will provide air connectivity to secondary cities and potential industrial and tourist destinations.’
    • ‘The marketing challenge is to sell you on the necessity of information via continuous connectivity.’
    • ‘In my opinion, my industry is just beginning to reap the benefits of connectivity.’
    • ‘Blogging is a transitional technology that will lead to new forms of connectivity and creativity.’
    • ‘He said connectivity between areas via road and rail was very important.’
    • ‘The other sees connectivity as the essential factor, with movies being one of many resources that can travel along those connections.’
    • ‘We have invested in the best possible infrastructure, latest technology and incredible connectivity.’
    • ‘Tools that recognise the vernacular role of self-writing as well as the public role of connectivity would definitely help with this.’
    • ‘The immediacy and connectivity can expose great wrong; in just the same way, it can do great wrong.’
    • ‘As a first step, Wi-Fi connectivity is being offered in 16 seats where four sets of seats will face each other.’
    • ‘However, one of the essential ingredients to succeed in the global services is international air connectivity.’
    • ‘But observers saw many financial, political and ideological bears on that way to connectivity.’
    • ‘Now comes the biggest test of whether the rhetoric of connectivity can be marshalled into effective action.’
    • ‘There was a discussion on fostering greater regional connectivity in the field of energy.’
    • ‘The person, rather than the household or group, is the primary unit of connectivity.’
    1. 1.1Computing Capacity for the interconnection of platforms, systems, and applications.
      ‘connectivity between Sun and Mac platforms’
      • ‘Broad connectivity and scalable bandwidth have made the success of the Fibre Channel protocol.’
      • ‘Techies will also love the MP3 player, Bluetooth connectivity and Java-powered games.’
      • ‘It also has a video camera built into the frame of the monitor, FireWire connectivity and video editing software.’
      • ‘The handset offers the usual USB, infra-red and Bluetooth connectivity.’
      • ‘The Mac connectivity is good as far as Bluetooth goes, but at the moment this doesn't include iSync support.’