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Definition of Conjunction
ConjunctionConjunction Con*junc"tion, n. [L. conjunctio: cf. F.
conjunction. See Conjoin.]
1. The act of conjoining, or the state of being conjoined,
united, or associated; union; association; league.
He will unite the white rose and the red: Smille
heaven upon his fair conjunction. --Shak.
Man can effect no great matter by his personal
strength but as he acts in society and conjunction
with others. --South.
2. (Astron.) 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.
Note: Heavenly bodies are said to be in conjunction when they
are seen in the same part of the heavens, or have the
same longitude or right ascension. The inferior
conjunction of an inferior planet is its position when
in conjunction on the same side of the sun with the
earth; the superior conjunction of a planet is its
position when on the side of the sun most distant from
3. (Gram.) A connective or connecting word; an indeclinable
word which serves to join together sentences, clauses of a
sentence, or words; as, and, but, if.
Though all conjunctions conjoin sentences, yet, with
respect to the sense, some are conjunctive and some
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