Conjunction

Conjunction

WordNet



noun


(1)   Something that joins or connects
(2)   The temporal property of two things happening at the same time
"The interval determining the coincidence gate is adjustable"
(3)   An uninflected function word that serves to conjoin words or phrases or clauses or sentences
(4)   (astronomy) apparent meeting or passing of two or more celestial bodies in the same degree of the zodiac
(5)   The grammatical relation between linguistic units (words or phrases or clauses) that are connected by a conjunction
(6)   The state of being joined together
Wiktonary



Etymology


Via Old French from < .

Noun



  1. The act of joining, or condition of being joined.
  2. Sexual intercourse.
    • 1603, John Florio, translating Michel de Montaigne, Essays, vol. 1 ch. 29:
      Certaine Nations (and amongst others, the Mahometane) abhorre Conjunction with women great with childe.
  3. A word used to join other words or phrases together into sentences. The specific conjunction used shows how the two joined parts are related. Example: Bread, butter and cheese.
  4. The alignment of two bodies in the solar system such that they have the same longitude when seen from Earth.
  5. An aspect in which planets are in close proximity to one another.
  6. The proposition resulting from the combination of two or more propositions using the ∧ (\and) operator.