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Definition of Conjugate
ConjugateConjugate Con"ju*gate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Conjugated; p.
pr. & vb. n. Conjugating.]
1. To unite in marriage; to join. [Obs.] --Sir H. Wotton.
2. (Gram.) To inflect (a verb), or give in order the forms
which it assumed in its several voices, moods, tenses,
numbers, and persons.
Conjugate Con"ju*gate, v. i. (Biol.)
To unite in a kind of sexual union, as two or more cells or
individuals among the more simple plants and animals.
Conjugate Con`ju*gate, n. [L. conjugatum a combining,
1. A word agreeing in derivation with another word, and
therefore generally resembling it in signification.
We have learned, in logic, that conjugates are
sometimes in name only, and not in deed. --Abp.
2. (Chem.) A complex radical supposed to act the part of a
single radical. [R.]
ConjugateConjugate Con"ju*gate, a. [L. conjugatus, p. p. or conjugare
to unite; con- + jugare to join, yoke, marry, jugum yoke;
akin to jungere to join. See Join.]
1. United in pairs; yoked together; coupled.
2. (Bot.) In single pairs; coupled.
3. (Chem.) Containing two or more radicals supposed to act
the part of a single one. [R.]
4. (Gram.) Agreeing in derivation and radical signification;
-- said of words.
5. (Math.) Presenting themselves simultaneously and having
reciprocal properties; -- frequently used in pure and
applied mathematics with reference to two quantities,
points, lines, axes, curves, etc.
Conjugate axis of a hyperbola (Math.), the line through the
center of the curve, perpendicular to the line through the
Conjugate diameters (Conic Sections), two diameters of an
ellipse or hyperbola such that each bisects all chords
drawn parallel to the other.
Conjugate focus (Opt.) See under Focus.
Conjugate mirrors (Optics), two mirrors so placed that rays
from the focus of one are received at the focus of the
other, especially two concave mirrors so placed that rays
proceeding from the principal focus of one and reflected
in a parallel beam are received upon the other and brought
to the principal focus.
Conjugate point (Geom.), an acnode. See Acnode, and
Self-conjugate triangle (Conic Sections), a triangle each
of whose vertices is the pole of the opposite side with
reference to a conic.
Meaning of Conjugate from wikipedia
conjugation, the modification
of a verb from its basic
conjugation, the change
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of a complex number
is the number
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- called conjugate
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- A conjugate
the Brønsted–Lowry acid–base theory, is a species formed
by the reception
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the complex conjugate
of each entry. (The complex conjugate
of a + bi, where
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- the conjugate elements
of an algebraic
element α, over a field extension
L/K, are the roots
of the minimal polynomial
pK,α(x) of α over K. Conjugate
- In mathematics
optimization, the convex conjugate
of a function
is a generalization
of the Legendre transformation which applies
- to be conjugate
if each chord parallel
to one diameter
by the other
diameter. For example, two diameters
of a circle
- A conjugate vaccine
by covalently attaching
a poor antigen
to a strong antigen thereby eliciting
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