A word used to connect clauses or sentences or to coordinate words in the same clause (e.g. and, but, if)
the conjunction of low inflation and low unemployment came as a very pleasant surprise
Genetics and Cell Biol. The failure of homologous chromosomes to pair at meiosis.
A conjunction of Mercury or Venus with the sun, in which the planet and the earth are on the same side of the sun
A conjunction of Mercury or Venus with the sun, when the planet and the earth are on opposite sides of the sun
A conjunction placed between words, phrases, clauses, or sentences of equal rank, e.g. and, but, or
A conjunction that introduces a subordinating clause, e.g. although, because
he explained how they work in conjunction with the police to prevent crime in the area