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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Adjunct  \Ad"junct`\,  a.  [L.  adjunctus  p.  p.  of  adjungere  See 
  {Adjoin}.] 
  Conjoined;  attending;  consequent. 
 
  Though  that  my  death  were  adjunct  to  my  act  --Shak. 
 
  {Adjunct  notes}  (Mus.),  short  notes  between  those  essential 
  to  the  harmony;  auxiliary  notes;  passing  notes. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Adjunct  \Ad"junct`\,  n. 
  1.  Something  joined  or  added  to  another  thing  but  not 
  essentially  a  part  of  it 
 
  Learning  is  but  an  adjunct  to  our  self  --Shak. 
 
  2.  A  person  joined  to  another  in  some  duty  or  service;  a 
  colleague;  an  associate.  --Wotton. 
 
  3.  (Gram.)  A  word  or  words  added  to  quality  or  amplify  the 
  force  of  other  words  as  the  History  of  the  American 
  Revolution,  where  the  words  in  italics  are  the  adjunct  or 
  adjuncts  of  ``History.'' 
 
  4.  (Metaph.)  A  quality  or  property  of  the  body  or  the  mind, 
  whether  natural  or  acquired;  as  color,  in  the  body, 
  judgment  in  the  mind. 
 
  5.  (Mus.)  A  key  or  scale  closely  related  to  another  as 
  principal;  a  relative  or  attendant  key.  [R.]  See 
  {Attendant  keys},  under  {Attendant},  a. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  adjunct 
  adj  1:  relating  to  something  that  is  added  but  is  not  essential; 
  "an  ancillary  pump";  "an  adjuvant  discipline  to  forms 
  of  mysticism";  "The  mind  and  emotions  are  auxilliary 
  to  each  other"  [syn:  {accessory},  {ancillary},  {adjuvant}, 
  {appurtenant},  {auxiliary},  {subsidiary}] 
  2:  of  or  relating  to  a  person  who  is  subordinate  to  another 
  [syn:  {assistant}] 
  n  1:  something  added  to  another  thing  but  not  an  essential  part 
  of  it 
  2:  a  person  who  is  subordinate  to  another 




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