disjunct

[ adjective dis-juhngkt; noun dis-juhngkt ]
/ adjective dɪsˈdʒʌŋkt; noun ˈdɪs dʒʌŋkt /
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adjective

disjoined; separated.
Music. progressing melodically by intervals larger than a second.
Entomology. having the head, thorax, and abdomen separated by deep constrictions; disjoined; disjointed.

noun


Nearby words

  1. disjecta membra,
  2. disjoin,
  3. disjoined,
  4. disjoint,
  5. disjointed,
  6. disjunction,
  7. disjunctive,
  8. disjuncture,
  9. disjune,
  10. disk

Origin of disjunct

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

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British Dictionary definitions for disjunct

disjunct

adjective (dɪsˈdʒʌŋkt)

not united or joined
(of certain insects) having deep constrictions between the head, thorax, and abdomen
music denoting two notes the interval between which is greater than a second

noun (ˈdɪsdʒʌŋkt)

logic one of the propositions or formulas in a disjunction
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