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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.
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with regard to sound disjunctions, states that one disjunct is sound, and the other disjunct or disjuncts is or are false, or false and opposed.'
Every formula consists of facts and logical connectives: conjunction [conjunction] (,, and "), disjunction [disjunction] (,,or"), negation ~ (,,not"), and conditional [right arrow] (,, if ..., then ..."), and parentheses is called logical sentence.
A Response to Kim's Counterargument: Wildly Heterogeneous Disjunctions
Thus the review of the four growing disjunctions between church and people, far from being a negative exercise, helps orient our path ahead.
The numbers [absolute value of [C.sup.k.sub.n]] characterize the set [C.sup.k] consisting of formulas being disjunctions between formulas from [A.sup.2k-2] and [A.sup.2k-4] [union] [A.sup.2k-3] [union] [A.sup.2k], and implications from [A.sup.2k] to [A.sup.2k-3] [union] [A.sup.2k-1] [union] [A.sup.2k+2], and disjunctions between formulas from [C.sup.k] and formulas from F.
Quine attributed to Aristotle the "fantasy" that the truth of a disjunction does not entail the truth of one of its disjuncts.
But because the WHO data is quite dramatically different from the UK data during the majority of the preschool years, the difference guarantees that WHO and UK centile lines will never, ever meet up: there will always be a shift, or 'disjunction', upwards or downwards between them.
Study 2 examines disjunctions of likely (unsurprising) and unlikely (surprising) events (LU disjunctions) and disjunctions of two unlikely (surprising) events (UU disjunctions).
In many of the examples below, we shall be concerned with constraints that are specified by disjunctions of an arbitrary number of constraints from a given set.
The operations and relations between factors, such as equalities, subfactors, conjunctions, disjunctions, independent factors, difference factors, complement factors and atomic factors are dealt with similarly as in the earlier sections.