HyperDic: conjunction

English > 6 senses of the word conjunction:
NOUNattributeconjunction, concurrence, coincidence, co-occurrencethe temporal property of two things / things happening at the same time
stateconjunction, junction, conjugation, colligationthe state of being joined together
communicationconjunction, conjunctive, connective, continuativean uninflected function word that serves to conjoin words or phrases or clauses or sentences
relationconjunctionthe grammatical relation between linguistic units (words or phrases or clauses) that are connected by a conjunction
eventconjunction, alignment(astronomy) apparent meeting or passing of two or more celestial bodies in the same degree of the zodiac
artifactconjunction, junctionsomething that joins or connects
conjunction > pronunciation
Soundskahnjhah'ngkshahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > conjunction: 6 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningThe temporal property of two things / things happening at the same time.
Synonymsconcurrence, coincidence, co-occurrence
Narrowerconcomitanceoccurrence or existence together or in connection with one another
contemporaneity, contemporaneousnessThe quality of belonging to the same period of time
overlapThe property of partial coincidence in time
unisonOccurring together or simultaneously
Broadersimultaneity, simultaneousnesshappening or existing or done at the same time
Spanishcoincidencia, concurrencia, conjunción, co-ocurrencia
Catalancoincidència, concurrència, conjunció
English > conjunction: 6 senses > noun 2, state
MeaningThe state of being joined together.
Synonymsjunction, conjugation, colligation
Narroweranastomosis, inosculationA natural or surgical joining of parts or branches of tubular structures so as to make or become continuous
synapseThe junction between two neurons (axon-to-dendrite) or between a neuron and a muscle
Broaderunion, unificationThe state of being joined or united or linked
Spanishconjunción, unión
Catalanconjunció
English > conjunction: 6 senses > noun 3, communication
MeaningAn uninflected function word that serves to conjoin words or phrases or clauses or sentences.
Synonymsconjunctive, connective, continuative
Narrowercoordinating conjunctionA conjunction (like 'and' or 'or') that connects two identically constructed grammatical constituents
subordinating conjunction, subordinate conjunctionA conjunction (like 'since' or 'that' or 'who') that introduces a dependent clause
Broaderfunction word, closed-class wordA word that is uninflected and serves a grammatical function but has little identifiable meaning / meaning
Spanishconjunción, conjuntiva
Catalanconjunció, conjuntiva
English > conjunction: 6 senses > noun 4, relation
MeaningThe grammatical relation between linguistic units (words or phrases or clauses) that are connected by a conjunction.
Narroweradversative conjunctionThe conjunctive relation of units that expresses the opposition of their meanings
coordinating conjunctionThe coordination by conjunction of linguistic units of the same status
copulative conjunctionThe conjunctive relation of units that expresses the addition of their meanings
disjunctive conjunctionThe conjunctive relation of units that expresses the disjunction of their meanings
subordinating conjunctionThe subordination that occurs when a conjunction makes one linguistic unit a constituent of another
Broadergrammatical relationA linguistic relation established by grammar
Spanishconjunción
Catalanconjunció
English > conjunction: 6 senses > noun 5, event
Meaning(astronomy) apparent meeting or passing of two or more celestial bodies in the same degree of the zodiac.
Synonymalignment
Categoryastronomy, uranologyThe branch of physics that studies celestial bodies and the universe as a whole
Narrowerinferior conjunction(astronomy) the alignment of the Earth and a planet on the same side of the sun
superior conjunction(astronomy) the alignment of the Earth and a planet on the opposite side of the sun
Broadermeeting, encounterA casual or unexpected convergence
Spanishconjunción
Catalanconjunció
English > conjunction: 6 senses > noun 6, artifact
MeaningSomething that joins or connects.
Synonymjunction
Narrowercontact, tangency(electronics) a junction where things (as two electrical conductors / conductors) touch or are in physical contact
jointjunction by which parts or objects are joined together
junction barrier, barrier stripA junction unit for connecting 2 cables without the need for plugs
splice, splicingA junction where two things (as paper or film or magnetic tape) have been joined together
thermojunctionA junction between two dissimilar / dissimilar metals across which a voltage appears
Broaderconnection, connexion, connector, connecter, connectiveAn instrumentality that connects
Spanishconjunción
Catalanconjunció

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