1. 1〔間を埋めるもの〕
    • 軽い音楽を番組のつなぎに使った
    • They used a piece of light music as a filler between the two programs.
    • 彼女が休んでいる間のつなぎに彼を雇った
    • They employed him to fill in during her absence.
  1. 2〔料理で〕a liaison;〔とろみをつける〕a thickener
    • グレービーのつなぎ
    • a thickening [thickener] for gravy
    • ひき肉のつなぎに卵を1個使いなさい
    • Use an egg to bind the ground meat together.
  1. 3〔身頃とズボンがつながった作業服〕overalls;《米》 coveralls
    • つなぎを着た若者
    • a youth in overalls
  1. 繋ぎ資金stop-gap funds; relief [emergency] funds
    • 繋ぎ資金を借りる
    • borrow stop-gap funds
    • ひものつなぎ目がゆるんだ
    • The knot in the string loosened.
    • 2本の鉄管のつなぎ目
    • a joint connecting two lengths of iron pipe
  1. 繋ぎ融資a bridge loan; bridge [interim] financing
    • 繋ぎ融資を受ける[行う]
    • obtain [make] a bridge loan