Ad"junct` (#), a. [L. adjunctus, p. p. of adjungere. See Adjoin.]

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.


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Ad"junct`, n.


Something joined or added to another thing, but not essentially a part of it.

Learning is but an adjunct to our self. Shak.


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.


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