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Definitions of conjunction

  1. (astronomy) apparent meeting or passing of two or more celestial bodies in the same degree of the zodiac Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. the temporal property of two things happening at the same time; "the interval determining the coincidence gate is adjustable" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. the state of being joined together Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. something that joins or connects Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. an uninflected function word that serves to conjoin words or phrases or clauses or sentences Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. the grammatical relation between linguistic units (words or phrases or clauses) that are connected by a conjunction Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  7. The act of conjoining, or the state of being conjoined, united, or associated; union; association; league. Newage Dictionary DB
  8. The meeting of two or more stars or planets in the same degree of the zodiac; as, the conjunction of the moon with the sun, or of Jupiter and Saturn. See the Note under Aspect, n., 6. Newage Dictionary DB
  9. A connective or connecting word; an indeclinable word which serves to join together sentences, clauses of a sentence, or words; as, and, but, if. Newage Dictionary DB
  10. Union; association; connection; the apparent meeting of two or more stars or planets; a word used to connect sentences or words. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  11. Connection, union: (gram.) a word that connects sentences, clauses, and words. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  12. Act of joining; connection; union; part of speech that connects words and clauses. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  13. A joining; combination; league. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  14. A part of speech that connects words, clauses, and sentences. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  15. The nearest apparent approach of two heavenly bodies to each other. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  16. Union; connection; the state of being seen in the same part of the heavens; a connecting word. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  17. Union; connection; in astron., the meeting of two or more planets in the same part of the heavens, or in the direct line of the eye, as the moon with the sun at new moon; in gram., a joining or connecting word. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  18. Union, connexion; in c., together (with); (Astr.) apparent proximity of two heavenly bodies; combination of events or circumstances; number of associated persons or things; (Gram.) uninflected word used to connect clauses or sentences, or to coordinate words in same clause. Hence conjunctional a., conjunctionally adv. [old French] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  19. [L.] (Astron.) When two planets have the same heliocentric longitude, they are in Conjunction; but when the earth is one of the planets, the other planet is said to be in C. when it passes behind the sun, i.e. when its geocentric longitude equals that of the sun. If, however, the planet is an inferior planet (Venus or Mercury), this conjunction is distinguished as a Superior C.; and when either of these planets passes between the sun and the earth, they are at Inferior C. Glossary of terms and phrases - Percy
  20. [L.] (Gram.) A part of speech expressing the relation of propositions to each other. Glossary of terms and phrases - Percy
  21. n. Union; connection; association; —a connecting word used to join words and sentences. Cabinet Dictionary
  22. Union, association, league; the congress of two planets in the same degree of the zodiac; one of the parts of speech, whose use is to join words or sentences together. Complete Dictionary
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