1. Disjoined; separated. [R.]
2. Zool. 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.
adj 1: progressing melodically by intervals larger than a major
second [ant: conjunct]
2: having deep constrictions separating head, thorax, and
abdomen, as in insects
3: 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 [syn: isolated]
4: used of distributions, as of statistical or natural
populations; "disjunct distribution of king crabs"