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disjunction

[dis′jəŋk·shən]
(cell and molecular biology)
Separation of chromatids or homologous chromosomes during anaphase.
(mathematics)
The connection of two statements by the word “or.” Also known as alternation.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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No disjunction would be visible because the first year of life traditionally has a page of its own and no disjunctions or blips would appear on the following charts for one to five year olds.
Thus, it is predicted that in LU and UU disjunctions, the more likely (least surprising) element will determine the probability assigned to the disjunction with the less likely (more surprising) element exerting no direct influence.
The disjunction of [c.sub.1] and [c.sub.2], denoted [c.sub.1] [disjunction] [c.sub.2], is defined as follows:
If the family of atomic factors exists in the class of factors F then any factor f in F can be viewed as a disjunction of some subset of [Pi].
For example, coPos is closed under conjunction, disjunction, and existential quantification, but not under negation.
The neutrosophic operators are: neutrosophic negation, neutrosophic conjunction, neutrosophic disjunction, neutrosophic exclusive disjunction, neutrosophic Sheffer's stroke, neutrosophic implication, neutrosophic equivalence, etc.
Hallissy (English, Long Island U.) looks at five contemporary novels focusing on the dual identity of Irish-Americans and finds a frequent disjunction between Irish and American cultures that generates a divided sense of self in the American characters.
Based on this implication relation the logical operations of conjunction, disjunction, negation, and hypothetical are defined for pictures.
The search for depth exacerbates a related disjunction between art-critical discourse and projects like Ghosttown, and that is the problem of authorship: How to sort out the ambiguity of authorship in projects that enlist the creative energies of nonartists under the unifying banner of a single creator?
Particular critiques include those of De Vries on the disjunction in Braudel's analysis between late medieval and post-industrial urbanization, Casalilla on the lack of market homogeneity that impose limits on Braudel's (and Immanuel Wallerstein's) view of world economy, and Mark Elvin on the inadequacy of his comparatist remarks on China.
It is first when one starts to trudge, with the author, up muddy paths and down slippery shale slopes, that one begins to sense a certain disjunction between the "two books." The first book does indeed establish a reasonable frame within which to understand the second.