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4 definitions found
 for conjunction
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  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.
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              He will unite the white rose and the red:
              Smille heaven upon his fair conjunction. --Shak.
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              Man can effect no great matter by his personal
              strength but as he acts in society and conjunction
              with others.                          --South.
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     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.
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     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.
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     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.
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              Though all conjunctions conjoin sentences, yet, with
              respect to the sense, some are conjunctive and some
              disjunctive.                          --Harris.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  conjunction
      n 1: the temporal property of two things happening at the same
           time; "the interval determining the coincidence gate is
           adjustable" [syn: concurrence, coincidence,
           conjunction, co-occurrence]
      2: the state of being joined together [syn: junction,
         conjunction, conjugation, colligation]
      3: an uninflected function word that serves to conjoin words or
         phrases or clauses or sentences [syn: conjunction,
         conjunctive, connective, continuative]
      4: the grammatical relation between linguistic units (words or
         phrases or clauses) that are connected by a conjunction
      5: (astronomy) apparent meeting or passing of two or more
         celestial bodies in the same degree of the zodiac [syn:
         conjunction, alignment]
      6: something that joins or connects [syn: junction,
         conjunction]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  155 Moby Thesaurus words for "conjunction":
     Anschluss, abutment, abuttal, accompaniment, accordance, addition,
     adjacency, adjectival, adjective, adjoiningness, adverb, adverbial,
     adversative conjunction, affiliation, agglomeration, agglutination,
     aggregation, agreement, alliance, amalgamation, apposition,
     appulse, articulation, assimilation, association, attributive,
     blend, blending, bond, bracketing, cabal, cahoots, cartel,
     centralization, clustering, co-working, coaction, coalescence,
     coalition, coincidence, collaboration, collectivity, collusion,
     combination, combine, combined effort, combo, communication,
     composition, concatenation, concert, concerted action,
     concomitance, concordance, concourse, concurrence, confederacy,
     confederation, confluence, congeries, conglomeration, conjugation,
     conjunctive adverb, connection, consilience, consolidation,
     conspiracy, conterminousness, contiguity, convergence, cooperation,
     coordinating conjunction, copulation, copulative,
     copulative conjunction, correlative conjunction, correspondence,
     coterminousness, coupling, disjunctive, disjunctive conjunction,
     ecumenism, embodiment, encompassment, enosis, exclamatory noun,
     federalization, federation, form class, form word, function class,
     fusion, gathering, gerundive, hookup, inclusion, incorporation,
     integration, intercommunication, intercourse, interjection,
     interlinking, joinder, joining, jointure, junction, junta,
     juxtaposition, knotting, league, liaison, linkage, linking,
     marriage, meeting, meld, melding, merger, merging, package,
     package deal, pairing, parasitism, part of speech, participle,
     particle, partnership, past participle, perfect participle,
     perigee, perihelion, preposition, present participle, saprophytism,
     simultaneity, solidification, splice, subordinating conjunction,
     symbiosis, synchronism, syncretism, syndication, syneresis,
     synergy, synthesis, syzygy, tie, tie-in, tie-up, unification,
     union, united action, verbal adjective, wedding, yoking
  
  

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015) :

  AND
  conjunction
  
      (Or "conjunction") The Boolean function which is
     true only if all its arguments are true.  The truth table
     for the two argument AND function is:
  
      A | B | A AND B
      --+---+---------
      F | F |    F
      F | T |    F
      T | F |    F
      T | T |    T
  
     AND is often written as an inverted "V" in texts on logic.  In
     the C programming language it is represented by the &&
     (logical and) operator.
  
     (1997-11-15)
  

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