con·ju·ga·tion /ˌkɑnʤəˈgeʃən/ 名詞
1. the act of uniting or combining; union; assemblage. [Obs.]
Mixtures and conjugations of atoms. --Bentley.
2. Two things conjoined; a pair; a couple. [Obs.]
The sixth conjugations or pair of nerves. --Sir T. Browne.
3. Gram. (a) The act of conjugating a verb or giving in order its various parts and inflections. (b) A scheme in which are arranged all the parts of a verb. (c) A class of verbs conjugated in the same manner.
4. Biol. A kind of sexual union; -- applied to a blending of the contents of two or more cells or individuals in some plants and lower animals, by which new spores or germs are developed.
n 1: the state of being joined together [syn: junction, conjunction,
2: the inflection of verbs
3: the complete set of inflected forms of a verb
4: a class of verbs having the same inflectional forms
5: the act of pairing a male and female for reproductive
purposes; "the casual couplings of adolescents"; "the
mating of some species occurs only in the spring" [syn: coupling,
mating, pairing, union, sexual union]
6: the act of making or becoming a single unit; "the union of
opposing factions"; "he looked forward to the unification
of his family for the holidays" [syn: union, unification,
uniting, jointure] [ant: disunion]