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disjunctor (plural disjunctors)

  1. (biology) A small, temporary body between the conidia of some fungi
  2. A kind of electrical circuit breaker.
    • 1891, The Journal of the Iron and Steel Institute (volume 41, issue 2, page 18)
      The next thing that we must turn our attention to is the disjunctor, or apparatus for breaking both the circuits simultaneously. This consists of a hinged frame, which can be given a sudden movement by means of an electro-magnet []