conjoining

[ kuh n-join ]SEE DEFINITION OF conjoining
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But as mere representations, they stand under no law of conjunction except that which the conjoining faculty prescribes.

It possesses a great multitude of materials, but can only use these materials in the way of conjoining or separating.

In the main channel of a number of conjoining glens we came on a nice little pool under a step in the rocky bed.

Conjoining the two oceans, it will be an agency of matchless power, not only commercial, but political.

And lastly the winter sign was the Water Bearer, the bright Fomalhaut conjoining his rays with the sun's at midwinter.

Thereupon, the young damsels, conjoining their voices in a drawling chant, began to dance around him with the utmost gravity.

The present form of a peer's coronet is undoubtedly the conjoining of two separate emblems of his rank.

A curious method of conjoining three coats is by engrafting the third in base (Fig. 770).

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., from Old French conjoindre "meet, come together" (12c.), from Latin coniungere "to join together," from com- "together" (see com-) + iungere "join" (see jugular). Related: Conjoined, conjoining.

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