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Meaning of DISJUNCT

Pronunciation:  dis'jungkt

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  (music) progressing melodically by intervals larger than a major second
  2. [adj]  used of distributions, as of statistical or natural populations; "disjunct distribution of king crabs"
  3. [adj]  marked by separation of or from usually contiguous elements; "little isolated worlds, as abruptly disjunct and unexpected as a palm-shaded well in the Sahara"- Scientific Monthly
  4. [adj]  (zoology) having deep constrictions separating head, thorax, and abdomen, as in insects

DISJUNCT is a 8 letter word that starts with D.


 Synonyms: discontinuous, divided, isolated, noncontinuous, separate
 Antonyms: conjunct



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Dis*junct"\, a. [L. disjunctus, p. p. of disjungere to
disjoin. See {Disjoin}, and cf. {Disjoint}.]
1. Disjoined; separated. [R.]

2. (Zo["o]l.) Having the head, thorax, and abdomen separated
   by a deep constriction.

{Disjunct tetrachords} (Mus.), tetrachords so disposed to
   each other that the gravest note of the upper is one note
   higher than the acutest note of the other.

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