Definitions for: Disjunct

[adj] (music) progressing melodically by intervals larger than a major second
[adj] used of distributions, as of statistical or natural populations; "disjunct distribution of king crabs"
[adj] marked by separation of or from usually contiguous elements; "little isolated worlds, as abruptly disjunct and unexpected as a palm-shaded well in the Sahara"- Scientific Monthly
[adj] (zoology) having deep constrictions separating head, thorax, and abdomen, as in insects

Webster (1913) Definition: Dis*junct", a. [L. disjunctus, p. p. of disjungere to
disjoin. See Disjoin, and cf. Disjoint.]
1. Disjoined; separated. [R.]

2. (Zo["o]l.) Having the head, thorax, and abdomen separated
by a deep constriction.

Disjunct tetrachords (Mus.), tetrachords so disposed to
each other that the gravest note of the upper is one note
higher than the acutest note of the other.

Synonyms: discontinuous, divided, isolated, noncontinuous, separate

Antonyms: conjunct

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