- to undo or prevent the junction or union of; disunite; separate.
- to become disunited; separate.
Origin of disjoin
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Examples from the Web for disjoin
Ideas thronged into my mind which I was unable to disjoin or to regulate.Wieland; or The Transformation
Charles Brockden Brown
It was seen that if in some way the X chromosomes failed to disjoin in certain eggs, the exceptions could be explained.A Critique of the Theory of Evolution
Thomas Hunt Morgan
Her principal, if not her sole object, was to disjoin these, and to supplant the impurer strains.
The God who gave us life, gave us liberty at the same time; the hand of freedom may destroy, but cannot disjoin them.
The father and daughter were of distinct types and yet it seemed impossible to disjoin them mentally.The Mystery of the Lost Dauphin
Emilia Pardo Bazn
- to disconnect or become disconnected; separate
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