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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ad·junct /ˈæˌʤʌŋ(k)t/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 ad·junct /ˈæʤˌəŋ(k)t/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ad·junct a.  Conjoined; attending; consequent.
    Though that my death were adjunct to my act.   --Shak.
 Adjunct notes Mus., short notes between those essential to the harmony; auxiliary notes; passing notes.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ad·junct, n.
 1. Something joined or added to another thing, but not essentially a part of it.
    Learning is but an adjunct to our self.   --Shak.
 2. A person joined to another in some duty or service; a colleague; an associate.
 3. Gram. A word or words added to quality or amplify the force of other words; as, the History of the American Revolution, where the words in italics are the adjunct or adjuncts of “History.”
 4. Metaph. A quality or property of the body or the mind, whether natural or acquired; as, color, in the body, judgment in the mind.
 5. Mus. A key or scale closely related to another as principal; a relative or attendant key. [R.] See Attendant keys, under Attendant, a.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: relating to something that is added but is not essential;
             "an ancillary pump"; "an adjuvant discipline to forms
             of mysticism"; "The mind and emotions are auxilliary
             to each other" [syn: accessory, ancillary, adjuvant,
              appurtenant, auxiliary, subsidiary]
      2: of or relating to a person who is subordinate to another
         [syn: assistant]
      n 1: something added to another thing but not an essential part
           of it
      2: a person who is an assistant or subordinate to another
      3: a construction that is part of a sentence but not essential
         to its meaning and can be omitted without making the
         sentence ungrammatical