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Noun
/kənˈjəNGkSHən/,
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conjunctions, plural;
  1. The act of joining or the condition of being joined
    • - he postulated that the Americas were formed by the conjunction of floating islands
  2. An instance of two or more events or things occurring at the same point in time or space
    • - a conjunction of favorable political and economic circumstances
  3. An alignment of two planets or other celestial objects so that they appear to be in the same, or nearly the same, place in the sky

  4. A word used to connect clauses or sentences or to coordinate words in the same clause (e.g., and, but, if)


  1. concurrence: the temporal property of two things happening at the same time; "the interval determining the coincidence gate is adjustable"
  2. junction: the state of being joined together
  3. an uninflected function word that serves to conjoin words or phrases or clauses or sentences
  4. (astronomy) apparent meeting or passing of two or more celestial bodies in the same degree of the zodiac
  5. junction: something that joins or connects
  6. Conjunction is a term used in positional astronomy and astrology. It means that, as seen from some place (usually the Earth), two celestial bodies appear near one another in the sky. The event is also sometimes known as an appulse.
  7. In grammar, a conjunction (abbreviated or) is a part of speech that connects two words, phrases or clauses together. This definition may overlap with that of other parts of speech, so what constitutes a "conjunction" should be defined for each language. ...
  8. In logic and mathematics, logical conjunction, or: and is a two-place logical connective that has the value true if both of its operands are true, otherwise a value of false.
  9. Conjunctions, is a biannual American literary journal based at Bard College. It was founded in 1981 and is currently edited by Bradford Morrow.
  10. co-ordinating conjunctions; subordinating conjunctions
  11. (Conjunctions (Les conjonctions)) Joining words. Conjoining. Quite a lot of them, used to join sentences: and, but, because, or, when.
  12. A word used to connect words, phrases and clauses (for example: and, but, if).
  13. conjunction - a position of two bodies in the solar system when they have the same celestial longitude, see from the Earth. The bodies can be a planet and the Sun, two planets or the Moon and a planet. ...
  14. The aspect formed when two planets occupy position close together in the zodiac, usually within 8° orb; the first harmonic.
  15. An event that occurs when two or more celestial objects appear close together in the sky.
  16. A truth-function that is true when both its arguments (called conjuncts) are true. Also the connective denoting this function; also the compound proposition built from this connective. Notation: p &#183 q; sometimes also pq or pq.
  17. a special configuration in which a planet or the moon and the sun appear in the same direction for an observer on earth. ...
  18. n :  an uninflected linguistic form that joins together sentences, clauses, phrases, or words. See part of speech.
  19. when two objects orbiting the same body come closest together.
  20. The position of two celestial objects when they are 0° apart as viewed from east to west on Earth. When the Sun is one of the objects the other is between it and Earth so is usually not visible.
  21. An aspect (see definition) of zero degrees. It looks like two planets are located next to each other. Conjunctions combine the strength and character of the two planets involved. In your life it can feel like two aspects of your personality are powerfully fused together. ...
  22. The position of two celestial bodies when they are in line with one another as seen by an observer on Earth. The new moon is also referred to as moon in conjunction with the Sun (opposite of opposition).
  23. Conjunction is represented in CYC® by the CycL logical connective #$and. A CycL formula is sometimes called a conjunction if it begins with #$and.
  24. a word which connects words or other constructions
  25. An “and” statement, e.g. “Berkeley is in California and Reno is in Nevada.” See also conjunct.