Definition of Adjunction

1. Noun. An act of joining or adjoining things.

Exact synonyms: Junction
Generic synonyms: Connection, Connexion, Joining
Derivative terms: Adjoin, Join



Definition of Adjunction

1. n. The act of joining; the thing joined or added.

Definition of Adjunction

1. Noun. The act of joining; the thing joined or added. ¹

2. Noun. (category theory) A form of similarity between a pair of categories mapped to each other by dual morphisms. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Adjunction

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Adjunction

adjudicative
adjudicator
adjudicators
adjudicatory
adjudicatrices
adjudicatrix
adjudicature
adjudicatures
adjugate
adjugated
adjugates
adjugating
adjument
adjuments
adjunct
adjunction (current term)
adjunctions
adjunctive
adjunctively
adjunctiveness
adjunctives
adjunctivity
adjunctly
adjuncts
adjuration
adjurations
adjuratory
adjure
adjured
adjurer

Literary usage of Adjunction

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1. A Practical Treatise on Architectural Jurisprudence: In which the by James Elmes (1827)
"As, if I build a house on Wilkin's freehold, the principal is in him, and the adjunction in me ; fgr the property of the thing added is lost so long as ..."

2. Roman Law in the Modern World by Charles Phineas Sherman (1922)
"... confusion, adjunction, and specification. All of these are forms of accession recognized in modern law. The simplest kind of accession is fruits, ..."

3. An Introduction to the Modern Theory of Equations by Florian Cajori (1904)
"CHAPTER XV REDUCTION OF THE GALOIS RESOLVENT BY adjunction 160. Definition of HI. Let the Galois group P (of the order p) of the equation/(ж) = 0, ..."

4. The Hebraic Tongue Restored and the True Meaning of the Hebrew Words Re by Antoine Fabre d'Olivet (1921)
"... being determined and manifested by the initial adjunction', becomes a real sojourn, a taking possession of, an occupation, a habitation. ..."

5. Theory and Applications of Finite Groups by George Abram Miller, Hans Frederick Blichfeldt, Leonard Eugene Dickson (1916)
"... of the group G of the equation with the #'s as roots, since G is now the total symmetric group.. 156. Effect on the Group by an adjunction to the ..."

6. The Argentine Civil Code (effective January 1st, 1871) Together with by Argentina, Phanor James Eder, Robert Joseph Kerr, Joseph Wheless (1917)
"Of adjunction. 2628 [2594]. When two movable things, owned by different persons, become united in such a manner as to form one whole, the owner of the ..."

7. A Compendium of Molesworth's Marathi and English Dictionary by Baba Padmanji, James Thomas Molesworth (1863)
"A close and neat .adjunction of two pieces, a dovetail, a suture. [puppet. n. The strin oí a a. Relating to a puppet-show. ^Г/. A bud. ..."

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