Definition of Conjunction. Meaning of Conjunction. Synonyms of Conjunction

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Definition of Conjunction

Conjunction
Conjunction 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 the earth. 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 disjunctive. --Harris.

Meaning of Conjunction from wikipedia

- Conjunction may refer to: Conjunction (astronomy), in which two astronomical bodies appear close together in the sky Conjunction (grammar), a part of speech...
- In grammar, a conjunction (abbreviated CONJ or CNJ) is a part of speech that connects words, phrases, or clauses that are called the conjuncts of the...
- and linguistics, And (∧) is the truth-functional operator of logical conjunction; the and of a set of operands is true if and only if all of its operands...
- A great conjunction is a conjunction of the planets Jupiter and Saturn. The last great conjunction took place on May 31, 2000, while the next one will...
- In astronomy, a conjunction occurs when two astronomical objects or spacecraft have either the same right ascension or the same ecliptic longitude, usually...
- A triple conjunction is an astronomical event, where two planets or a planet and a star meet each other three times in a short period either in opposition...
- Modern Gr****: [ce]; Ancient Gr****: [kai]; sometimes abbreviated k) is a conjunction in Gr****, Coptic ( ⲕⲁⲓ) and Esperanto (kaj; IPA: [kai̯]). Kai is the...
- Conjunctions, is a biannual American literary journal based at Bard College. It was founded in 1981 and is currently edited by Bradford Morrow. Morrow...
- 19th-century British mathematician. The rules allow the expression of conjunctions and disjunctions purely in terms of each other via negation. The rules...
- Conjunction introduction (often abbreviated simply as conjunction and also called and introduction) is a valid rule of inference of propositional logic...
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