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Definition 1: something that joins or connects - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for conjunction in the sense of this definition

(conjunction is a kind of ...) an instrumentality that connects

"he soldered the connection" "he didn't have the right connector between the amplifier and the speakers"

(... is a kind of conjunction ) (electronics) a junction where things (as two electrical conductors) touch or are in physical contact

"they forget to solder the contacts"

(... is a kind of conjunction ) junction by which parts or objects are joined together

(... is a kind of conjunction ) a junction unit for connecting 2 cables without the need for plugs

(... is a kind of conjunction ) a junction where two things (as paper or film or magnetic tape) have been joined together

"the break was due to an imperfect splice"

(... is a kind of conjunction ) a junction between two dissimilar metals across which a voltage appears

Definition 2: the temporal property of two things happening at the same time - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where conjunction or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the interval determining the coincidence gate is adjustable

Synonyms for conjunction in the sense of this definition

(conjunction is a kind of ...) happening or existing or done at the same time

(... is a kind of conjunction ) occurrence or existence together or in connection with one another

(... is a kind of conjunction ) the property of partial coincidence in time

(... is a kind of conjunction ) the quality of belonging to the same period of time

(... is a kind of conjunction ) occurring together or simultaneously

"the two spoke in unison"

Definition 3: an uninflected function word that serves to conjoin words or phrases or clauses or sentences - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for conjunction in the sense of this definition

(conjunction is a kind of ...) a word that is uninflected and serves a grammatical function but has little identifiable meaning

(... is a kind of conjunction ) a conjunction (like `and' or `or') that connects two identically constructed grammatical constituents

(... is a kind of conjunction ) a conjunction (like `since' or `that' or `who') that introduces a dependent clause

Definition 4: (astronomy) apparent meeting or passing of two or more celestial bodies in the same degree of the zodiac - [noun denoting event]

Synonyms for conjunction in the sense of this definition

(conjunction is a kind of ...) a casual or unexpected convergence

"he still remembers their meeting in Paris" "there was a brief encounter in the hallway"

(... is a kind of conjunction ) (astronomy) the alignment of the Earth and a planet on the same side of the sun

(... is a kind of conjunction ) (astronomy) the alignment of the Earth and a planet on the opposite side of the sun

(conjunction belongs to category ...) the branch of physics that studies celestial bodies and the universe as a whole

Definition 5: the grammatical relation between linguistic units (words or phrases or clauses) that are connected by a conjunction - [noun denoting linkdef]

(conjunction is a kind of ...) a linguistic relation established by grammar

(... is a kind of conjunction ) the coordination by conjunction of linguistic units of the same status

(... is a kind of conjunction ) the subordination that occurs when a conjunction makes one linguistic unit a constituent of another

(... is a kind of conjunction ) the conjunctive relation of units that expresses the addition of their meanings

(... is a kind of conjunction ) the conjunctive relation of units that expresses the disjunction of their meanings

(... is a kind of conjunction ) the conjunctive relation of units that expresses the opposition of their meanings

Definition 6: the state of being joined together - [noun denoting state]

Synonyms for conjunction in the sense of this definition

(conjunction is a kind of ...) the state of being joined or united or linked

"there is strength in union"

(... is a kind of conjunction ) a natural or surgical joining of parts or branches of tubular structures so as to make or become continuous

(... is a kind of conjunction ) the junction between two neurons (axon-to-dendrite) or between a neuron and a muscle

"nerve impulses cross a synapse through the action of neurotransmitters"

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