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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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hook-upˈhook-up noun [countable]  JOIN something TOGETHERa temporary connection between two pieces of equipment such as computers, or between a piece of equipment and an electricity or water supply
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hook-upOffshore commissioning and hook-up is progressing and production and injection wells are being drilled on the Shell-operated project.As well as campsites, there are hook-ups for RVs.The mechanical card system does not require wiring, batteries or computer hook-ups.Water and electric hook-ups are $ 12 a night.Touring pitches with hard standing, electric hook-ups and hot showers.The contract is for the engineering, procurement, construction and offshore installation, hook-up and commissioning of the satellite platform.Lissa's money gave out, and she told me over an international phone hook-up that she wasn't interested any more.As it was, we could barely hear the weather guy over the lousy phone hook-up.a satellite hook-up
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