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disjunctive

1. Logic relating to, characterized by, or containing disjunction
2. Logic a disjunctive proposition; disjunction
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On the other hand, in 26b, the disjunctive expression a hundred or so modifies years and the phrase as a whole has the interpretation 'roughly one hundred years.
His concept of near and far subordinate segments, for one thing, represents a useful analytical tool, because it does capture critical generalizations about the function of certain subordinate disjunctives, such as prose tevir, zarqa, pasta, revia, and "disappearing" poetic revia mugras.
McFall finds that this is influenced by the particular accent appearing on each word: it always happens when the following word is monosyllabic and has Silluq or Athnach--the two strongest disjunctive accents--and the word in question has a conjunctive.
12) We note that although the proposed regulations (and the statute) use the disjunctive "or" in setting forth the two events to which economic performance is tied, the conjunctive term "and" is the gramatically proper word.
Uranium in Disjunctive Columnar Fractures: Three benches of the upper sequence of the Mitu Group indicate yellow uranium mineralization has been found in columnar fractures.
The photographs of the women are simultaneously the most interesting to study and the most disjunctive in terms of a typological project; though "Bond girl" may be a type, the same cannot be said of the actresses who play them.
This requires giving up at least one of (i) disjunction introduction; (ii) disjunctive syllogism; (iii) the thesis that entailment is transitive (99-100).
of Hawaii) advances feminist and postcolonial perspectives in this examination of the ways in which disjunctive, fragmented, hypertextual narrative trajectories--particularly as afforded by electronic and filmic media--can "engage questions of gender or cultural difference," and in so doing, effect a paradigm shift away from homogenizing, techno-rationalist and transhumanist narratives of disembodiment, which eschew difference and ignore the situatedness and complexity of the human experience.
Disjunctive definitions are often considered to be inferior to conjunctive definitions.
In this inhospitable context, North argues, black writers such as Hurston, Toomer, and McKay, trapped by dialect, struggled to make of it a modernism, to use the disjunctive rhythms of dialect to create a modern art.
Behind Foucault's heterotopia and Deleuze's disjunctive synthesis lurk Blanchot's formulations on impossibility, interval, and the outside.
It is disjunctive unity, at its most distilled and most sublime.