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dis·junc·tion

 (dĭs-jŭngk′shən)
n.
1. The act of disjoining or the condition of being disjointed.
3. Genetics The separation of homologous chromosomes during meiosis.
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disjunction

(dɪsˈdʒʌŋkʃən)
n
1. Also called: disjuncture the act of disconnecting or the state of being disconnected; separation
2. (Biology) cytology the separation of the chromosomes of each homologous pair during the anaphase of meiosis
3. (Logic) logic
a. the operator that forms a compound sentence from two given sentences and corresponds to the English or
b. a sentence so formed. Usually written pq where p, q are the component sentences, it is true (inclusive sense) whenever either or both of the latter are true; the exclusive disjunction, for which there is no symbol, is true when either but not both disjuncts is
c. the relation between such sentences
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dis•junc•tion

(dɪsˈdʒʌŋk ʃən)

n.
1. the act of disjoining or the state of being disjoined: a disjunction between thought and action.
2.
a. a compound statement that is true only if at least one of a number of alternatives is true.
b. the relationship between the components of such a proposition, expressed by the word “or.”
[1350–1400; Middle English < Latin]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.disjunction - state of being disconnected
separation - the state of lacking unity
separability - the capability of being separated
incoherence, incoherency - lack of cohesion or clarity or organization
2.disjunction - the act of breaking a connection
separation - the act of dividing or disconnecting
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disjunction

noun
The act or an instance of separating one thing from another:
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dis·junc·tion

n. disyunción, desunión, separación de cromosomas en la anafase de la división celular.
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References in classic literature ?
There may be other belief-feelings, for example in disjunction and implication; also a disbelief-feeling.
Nonetheless, the problem is that some of the ancient sources mentioned speak about disjunctions with more than two disjuncts.
The 13 selected peer-reviewed papers explore such aspects of logic as an analogy between cardinal characteristics and highness properties of oracles, a non-uniformly C-productive sequence and non-constructive disjunctions, the characterization of the second homology group of stationary type in a stable theory, some questions concerning ab initio generic structures, realizability and existence property of a constructive set theory with types, a goal-directed unbounded coalitional game and its complexity, large cardinals and higher degree theory, and degree spectra of equivalence relations.
To convert every formula written in CNF to our special form, where we want to replace disjunctions by implications, we need some more laws:
Their absence, though, makes visible disjunctions in their lives and spaces between the children and their parents that hadn't been apparent before.
He says that disjunctions of types do not constitute natural types.
Their papers are now published under the title Church and People: Disjunctions in a Secular Age by the Council for Research in Values and Philosophy.
They also arise as disjunctions between formulas from [A.sup.2k-4] [union] [A.sup.2k-3] [union] [A.sub.2k] and [A.sub.2k-2], and from [[A.sub.2k-1]) and any other class.
Let q be ~ p, and suppose that p = 1/2, r = 1/2, and s = 1 Then, p [disyuncion] q = 1, being one of those disjunctions that are true when both disjuncts are indeterminate.
The graphic effect of these disjunctions would also be evident if the switch were to be made at the end of years three and four, though to a lesser extent, since both the WHO and UK centiles begin to converge after 24 months.
Their topics include trees that bite and their geographical dimensions, biotic element analysis and vicariance biogeography, the evolution of specific and genetic diversity during the ontogeny of island floras, and whether plate tectonic explanations for trans-Pacific disjunctions are plausible.