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conjunctive


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Conjunctive  \Con*junc"tive\,  a.  [L.  conjunctivus.] 
  1.  Serving  to  unite;  connecting  together. 
 
  2.  Closely  united.  [Obs.]  --Shak. 
 
  {Conjunctive  mood}  (Gram.),  the  mood  which  follows  a 
  conjunction  or  expresses  contingency;  the  subjunctive 
  mood. 
 
  {Conjunctive  tissue}  (Anat.),  the  tissue  found  in  nearly  all 
  parts  of  most  animals.  It  yields  gelatin  on  boiling,  and 
  consists  of  vriously  arranged  fibers  which  are  imbedded 
  protoplasmic  cells,  or  corpuscles;  --  called  also 
  {cellular  tissue}  and  {connective  tissue}.  Adipose  or 
  fatty  tissue  is  one  of  its  many  forms,  and  cartilage  and 
  bone  are  sometimes  included  by  the  phrase. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  conjunctive 
  adj  1:  serving  or  tending  to  connect  [ant:  {disjunctive}] 
  2:  involving  the  joint  activity  of  two  or  more  "the  attack  was 
  met  by  the  combined  strength  of  two  divisions";  "concerted 
  action";  "the  conjunct  influence  of  fire  and  strong 
  dring";  "the  conjunctive  focus  of  political  opposition"; 
  "a  cooperative  effort";  "a  united  effort";  "joint  military 
  activities"  [syn:  {combined},  {concerted},  {conjunct},  {cooperative}, 
  {united}] 
  n  :  an  uninflected  function  word  that  serves  to  conjoin  words  or 
  phrases  or  clauses  or  sentences  [syn:  {conjunction},  {connective}] 




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