**adjunction** — index addition, attachment (act of affixing) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 adjunction … Law dictionary

**Adjunction** — Ad*junc tion, n. [L. adjunctio, fr. adjungere: cf. F. adjonction, and see {Adjunct}.] The act of joining; the thing joined or added. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

**adjunction** — /euh jungk sheuhn/, n. addition of an adjunct. [1595 1605; < L adjunction (s. of adjunctio). See ADJUNCT, ION] * * * … Universalium

**Adjunction space** — In mathematics, an adjunction space is a common construction in topology where one topological space is attached or glued onto another. Specifically, let X and Y be a topological spaces with A a subspace of Y . Let f : A → X be a continuous map… … Wikipedia

**Adjunction (field theory)** — In abstract algebra, adjunction is a construction in field theory, where for a given field extension E / F , subextensions between E and F are constructed. Definition Let E be a field extension of a field F . Given a set of elements A in the… … Wikipedia

**Adjunction formula (algebraic geometry)** — In mathematics, the adjunction formula of algebraic geometry and complex manifold theory relates, for a hypersurface, its normal bundle, its canonical bundle, and the canonical bundle of the ambient variety or manifold.Let H be a hypersurface in… … Wikipedia

**adjunction** — noun Date: 1618 the act or process of adjoining … New Collegiate Dictionary

**adjunction** — n. addition of something; addition of a modifying word or phrase (Grammar) … English contemporary dictionary

**adjunction** — noun 1》 Mathematics the joining of two sets to form a larger set. 2》 Logic the asserting in a single formula of two previously asserted formulae … English new terms dictionary

**adjunction** — ad·junc·tion … English syllables