ad·junct /ˈæʤˌəŋ(k)t/ 名詞
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.
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.
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
n 1: something added to another thing but not an essential part
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