disjunct

[adjective dis-juhngkt; noun dis-juhngkt]
adjective
  1. disjoined; separated.
  2. Music. progressing melodically by intervals larger than a second.
  3. Entomology. having the head, thorax, and abdomen separated by deep constrictions; disjoined; disjointed.

Origin of disjunct

1375–1425; late Middle English < Latin disjunctus separated, past participle of disjungere to disjoin; see junction
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disjunct

adjective (dɪsˈdʒʌŋkt)
  1. not united or joined
  2. (of certain insects) having deep constrictions between the head, thorax, and abdomen
  3. music denoting two notes the interval between which is greater than a second
noun (ˈdɪsdʒʌŋkt)
  1. logic one of the propositions or formulas in a disjunction
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