adjoint

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adjoint ‎(not comparable)

  1. (mathematics) used in several situations with a meaning similar to helping

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adjoint ‎(plural adjoints)

  1. (mathematics) A matrix in which each element is the cofactor of an associated element of another matrix.
  2. (geometry) A curve such that any point of another curve C of multiplicity r has multiplicity at least r–1 on the adjoint. Sometimes the multiple points of C are required to be ordinary, and if this condition is not satisfied the term "sub-adjoint" is used.
  3. An assistant mayor of a French commune.

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adjoint m ‎(plural adjoints)

  1. deputy, assistant
  2. (linguistics) adjunct

Verb[edit]

adjoint m ‎(feminine singular adjointe, masculine plural adjoints, feminine plural adjointes)

  1. past participle of adjoindre

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