Meaning of DISJUNCT in English

DISJUNCT

adj. /dis jungkt"/ ; n. /dis"jungkt/ , adj.

1. disjoined; separated.

2. Music. progressing melodically by intervals larger than a second.

3. Entomol. having the head, thorax, and abdomen separated by deep constrictions; disjoined; disjointed.

n.

4. See sentence adverb .

[ 1375-1425; late ME disjunctus separated, ptp. of disjungere to DISJOIN; see JUNCTION ]

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