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  5  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Disjoint  \Dis*joint"\,  a.  [OF.  desjoint,  p.  p.  of  desjoindre 
  See  {Disjoin}.] 
  Disjointed;  unconnected;  --  opposed  to  {conjoint}.  --Milton. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Disjoint  \Dis*joint"\,  n.  [From  OF  desjoint,  p.  p.  of 
  desjoindre  See  {Disjoint},  v.  t.] 
  Difficult  situation;  dilemma;  strait.  [Obs.]  ``I  stand  in 
  such  disjoint.''  --Chaucer. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Disjoint  \Dis*joint"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Disjointed};  p.  pr 
  &  vb  n.  {Disjointing}.] 
  1.  To  separate  the  joints  of  to  separate,  as  parts  united  by 
  joints;  to  put  out  of  joint;  to  force  out  of  its  socket; 
  to  dislocate;  as  to  disjoint  limbs;  to  disjoint  bones;  to 
  disjoint  a  fowl  in  carving. 
 
  Yet  what  could  swords  or  poisons,  racks  or  flame, 
  But  mangle  and  disjoint  the  brittle  frame?  --Prior. 
 
  2.  To  separate  at  junctures  or  joints;  to  break  where  parts 
  are  united;  to  break  in  pieces;  as  disjointed  columns;  to 
  disjoint  and  edifice. 
 
  Some  half-ruined  wall  Disjointed  and  about  to  fall. 
  --Longfellow. 
 
  3.  To  break  the  natural  order  and  relations  of  to  make 
  incoherent;  as  a  disjointed  speech. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Disjoint  \Dis*joint"\,  v.  i. 
  To  fall  in  pieces.  --Shak. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  disjoint 
  adj  :  (mathematics)  having  no  elements  in  common 
  v  1:  part  cease  or  break  association  with  "She  disassociated 
  herself  from  the  organization  when  she  found  out  the 
  identity  of  the  president"  [syn:  {dissassociate},  {dissociate}, 
  {divorce},  {disunite}] 
  2:  separate  at  the  joints,  as  of  a  chicken  [syn:  {disarticulate}] 
  3:  make  disjoint  [syn:  {disjoin}]  [ant:  {join}] 
  4:  become  disconnected  or  disjoint  [syn:  {disjoin}]  [ant:  {join}] 




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