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v. dis·joint·ed, dis·joint·ing, dis·joints
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.
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.]
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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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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.adj.
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]
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Past participle: disjointed
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|Verb||1.||disjoint - part; cease or break association with; "She disassociated herself from the organization when she found out the identity of the president"|
|2.||disjoint - separate at the joints; "disjoint the chicken before cooking it"|
|3.||disjoint - make disjoint, separated, or disconnected; undo the joining of|
|4.||disjoint - become separated, disconnected or disjoint|
|Adj.||1.||disjoint - having no elements in common|
math, mathematics, maths - a science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic of quantity and shape and arrangement
separate - 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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