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Definition of "disjoint" [dis•joint]

  • To put out of joint; dislocate. (verb-transitive)
  • To take apart at the joints. (verb-transitive)
  • To destroy the coherence or connections of. (verb-transitive)
  • To separate; disjoin. (verb-transitive)
  • To come apart at the joints. (verb-intransitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "disjoint" in a sentence
  • "(Of course Haeckel's implication that the set of believing minds & that of scientific minds are disjoint is false.)"
  • "A new technical term disjoint marks the apparent difference between (A) and (B)."
  • "The training sets are both larger and partially disjoint from the testing collections."