# disjoint

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## dis·joint

(dĭs-joint′)
v. dis·joint·ed, dis·joint·ing, dis·joints
v.tr.
1. To put out of joint; dislocate.
2. To take apart at the joints.
3. To destroy the coherence or connections of.
4. To separate; disjoin.
v.intr.
1. To come apart at the joints.
2. To become dislocated.
Having no elements in common. Used of sets.

[Middle English disjointen, to destroy, ultimately from Old French desjoint, past participle of desjoindre, to disjoin; see disjoin.]

## disjoint

(dɪsˈdʒɔɪnt)
vb
1. to take apart or come apart at the joints
2. (tr) to disunite or disjoin
3. to dislocate or become dislocated
4. (tr; usually passive) to end the unity, sequence, or coherence of
5. (Mathematics) maths (of two sets) having no members in common
6. obsolete disjointed
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## dis•joint

(dɪsˈdʒɔɪnt)

v.t.
1. to separate or disconnect the joints or joinings of.
2. to put out of order; derange.
v.i.
3. to come apart.
4. to be dislocated; be out of joint.
5. Math.
a. (of two sets) having no common elements.
b. (of a system of sets) having the property that every pair of sets is disjoint.
6. Obs. disjointed; out of joint.
[1400–50; to destroy < Old French desjoint, past participle of desjoindre to disjoin]

## disjoint

Past participle: disjointed
Gerund: disjointing

Imperative
disjoint
disjoint
Present
I disjoint
you disjoint
he/she/it disjoints
we disjoint
you disjoint
they disjoint
Preterite
I disjointed
you disjointed
he/she/it disjointed
we disjointed
you disjointed
they disjointed
Present Continuous
I am disjointing
you are disjointing
he/she/it is disjointing
we are disjointing
you are disjointing
they are disjointing
Present Perfect
I have disjointed
you have disjointed
he/she/it has disjointed
we have disjointed
you have disjointed
they have disjointed
Past Continuous
I was disjointing
you were disjointing
he/she/it was disjointing
we were disjointing
you were disjointing
they were disjointing
Past Perfect
Future
I will disjoint
you will disjoint
he/she/it will disjoint
we will disjoint
you will disjoint
they will disjoint
Future Perfect
I will have disjointed
you will have disjointed
he/she/it will have disjointed
we will have disjointed
you will have disjointed
they will have disjointed
Future Continuous
I will be disjointing
you will be disjointing
he/she/it will be disjointing
we will be disjointing
you will be disjointing
they will be disjointing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been disjointing
you have been disjointing
he/she/it has been disjointing
we have been disjointing
you have been disjointing
they have been disjointing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been disjointing
you will have been disjointing
he/she/it will have been disjointing
we will have been disjointing
you will have been disjointing
they will have been disjointing
Past Perfect Continuous
Conditional
I would disjoint
you would disjoint
he/she/it would disjoint
we would disjoint
you would disjoint
they would disjoint
Past Conditional
I would have disjointed
you would have disjointed
he/she/it would have disjointed
we would have disjointed
you would have disjointed
they would have disjointed
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
 Verb 1 disjoint - part; cease or break association with; "She disassociated herself from the organization when she found out the identity of the president"break up, part, split, split up, separate, break - discontinue an association or relation; go different ways; "The business partners broke over a tax question"; "The couple separated after 25 years of marriage"; "My friend and I split up" 2 disjoint - separate at the joints; "disjoint the chicken before cooking it"disarticulatedisunite, separate, part, divide - force, take, or pull apart; "He separated the fighting children"; "Moses parted the Red Sea" 3 disjoint - make disjoint, separated, or disconnected; undo the joining ofdisjoindisunite, separate, part, divide - force, take, or pull apart; "He separated the fighting children"; "Moses parted the Red Sea" 4 disjoint - become separated, disconnected or disjointdisjoindivide, part, separate - come apart; "The two pieces that we had glued separated" Adj. 1 disjoint - having no elements in commonmath, mathematics, maths - a science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic of quantity and shape and arrangementseparate - independent; not united or joint; "a problem consisting of two separate issues"; "they went their separate ways"; "formed a separate church"
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## disjoint

verb
To become or cause to become apart one from another:
Idioms: part company, set at odds.
Translations

## disjoint

v. desunir, separar, desarticular.
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References in classic literature ?
As therefore, in the other imitative arts, the imitation is one when the object imitated is one, so the plot, being an imitation of an action, must imitate one action and that a whole, the structural union of the parts being such that, if any one of them is displaced or removed, the whole will be disjointed and disturbed.
The work I here present to the public is necessarily of a rambling and somewhat disjointed nature, comprising various expeditions and adventures by land and sea.
Apparently as time went on, the feeding of the Under-world, however it was effected, had become disjointed. Mother Necessity, who had been staved off for a few thousand years, came back again, and she began below.
If Sid really managed to make anything out of Tom's disjointed mutterings, he kept it to him- self.
Just before dinner, Count Ilya Rostov presented his son to Bagration, who recognized him and said a few words to him, disjointed and awkward, as were all the words he spoke that day, and Count Ilya looked joyfully and proudly around while Bagration spoke to his son.
During the quadrille nothing of any significance was said: there was disjointed talk between them of the Korsunskys, husband and wife, whom he described very amusingly, as delightful children at forty, and of the future town theater; and only once the conversation touched her to the quick, when he asker her about Levin, whether he was here, and added that he liked him so much.
The maidenly bosom bared to this, the pretty almost-child's head thus distracted, the delicate foot mincing in this slough of blood and dirt, were types of the disjointed time.
The others strove to make peace between them, but could not, for the Biscayan declared in his disjointed phrase that if they did not let him finish his battle he would kill his mistress and everyone that strove to prevent him.
It may be asked, perhaps, what has so long kept this disjointed machine from falling entirely to pieces?
Thereupon her whistling became so disjointed that the listener, if such there were, must have discovered her suspicion of his presence.
"This attempt, should it succeed" ("It will succeed!"), "will complete and link together the notions, as yet disjointed, which the world entertains of African cartology"
"Gentlemen, gentlemen!" he said, "your remarks are somewhat cutting and rather disjointed, as might be expected from such acute intellects.

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