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See also: Conjunction
- The act of joining, or condition of being joined.
- 1871–1872, George Eliot [pseudonym; Mary Ann Evans], chapter XVIII, in Middlemarch […], volumes (please specify |volume=I to IV), Edinburgh, London: William Blackwood and Sons, →OCLC, book I:
- […] Dr. Minchin in return was quite sure that man was not a mere machine or a fortuitous conjunction of atoms; […]
- (grammar) A word used to join other words or phrases together into sentences. The specific conjunction used shows how the two joined parts are related.
- 1881, Alfred Ayres [pseudonym; Thomas Embly Osmun], The Verbalist:
- A comma is placed between short members of compound sentences, connected by and, but, for, nor, or, because, whereas, that expressing purpose (so that, in order that), and other conjunctions.
- Cooccurrence; coincidence.
- (astronomy) The alignment of two bodies in the solar system such that they have the same longitude when seen from Earth.
- Antonym: opposition
- Hyponyms: grand conjunction, great conjunction, inferior conjunction, superior conjunction, topocentric conjunction
- (astrology) An aspect in which planets are in close proximity to one another.
- (logic) The proposition resulting from the combination of two or more propositions using the ∧ () operator.
- A place where multiple things meet
- 2001, David L. Lieber, Jules Harlow, Etz Hayim: Torah and Commentary, page 47:
- Today there is a mountain called Ararat near the conjunction of the Turkish, Armenian, and Iranian borders.
- (obsolete) Sexual intercourse.
- Synonyms: see Thesaurus:copulation
act of joining or being joined
grammar: word used to join words or phrases
astronomy: alignment of two bodies in the solar system such that they have the same longitude when seen from Earth
logic: proposition resulting from the combination of two or more propositions using the and operator
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