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Disjunctive Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    disjunctive adj : serving or tending to divide or separate [ant: conjunctive]
Disjunctive Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Disjunctive \Dis*junc"tive\, a. [L. disjunctivus: cf. F. disjonctif.]
  1. Tending to disjoin; separating; disjoining.
  2. (Mus.) Pertaining to disjunct tetrachords. ``Disjunctive notes.'' --Moore (Encyc. of Music). Disjunctive conjunction (Gram.), one connecting grammatically two words or clauses, expressing at the same time an opposition or separation inherent in the notions or thoughts; as, either, or, neither, nor, but, although, except, lest, etc. Disjunctive proposition, one in which the parts are connected by disjunctive conjunctions; as it is either day or night. Disjunctive syllogism (Logic), one in which the major proposition is disjunctive; as, the earth moves in a circle or an ellipse; but in does not move in a circle, therefore it moves in an ellipse.
Disjunctive Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Disjunctive \Dis*junc"tive\, n. (a) (Gram.) A disjunctive conjunction. (b) (Logic) A disjunctive proposition.
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  • Disjunctive: Disjunctive can refer to: Disjunctive population , in population ecology, a group of plants or animals disconnected from the rest of its ...
  • Disjunctive syllogism: A disjunctive syllogism, historically known as modus tollendo ponens is a classically valid , simple argument form : A is B or C: ...
  • Disjunctive pronoun: A disjunctive pronoun is a stressed form of a personal pronoun reserved for use in isolation or in certain syntactic contexts. ...
  • Disjunctive normal form: In boolean logic , a disjunctive normal form (DNF) is a standardization (or normalization) of a logical formula which is a disjunction of ...
  • Disjunctive population: A disjunctive population, in ecology , is a colony of plants or animals, whose geographical locus is severed from the continuous range of ...
  • Disjunctive sum: The disjunctive sum of two games is a game in which the two games are played in parallel, with each player being allowed to move in just ...
  • Disjunctive cognition: Disjunctive cognition is a common phenomenon in dreams , first identified by psychoanalyst Mark Blechner , in which two aspects of cognition ...
  • Disjunctive sequence: A disjunctive sequence is an infinite sequence (over a finite alphabet of characters ) in which every finite string appears as a ...

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