- 1Disturb the cohesion or organization of: the loss of the area disjointed military plansMore example sentences
- The scenes we see are disjointed as the camera rotates, recedes and zooms into a particular edifice or street with alarming rapidity, as if the camera was desperately seeking a trajectory or subject.
- Poor management that fails to recognise and acknowledge them can result in them disjointing the organisation by ignoring important interdependencies.
- A 500-foot length of thirty-six-inch water main was lowered six feet without cracking the big tube or disjointing any one of the forty-five sections that composed it.
- 2 • dated Take apart at the joints: disjoint a six-pound fowl, put in a pot, and simmer until tenderMore example sentences
- The Mule tried to hold himself upright, his torso severed and disjointed by a flabby crack in the mirror, his arms flailing out to either side and trying to latch onto the shoulders of two other stoned zombies who'd risen with him.
- This is a basic method for cutting up and disjointing a whole chicken with the least amount of waste.
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- (Of two or more sets) having no elements in common.More example sentences
- Remember how when comparing two hyperreal numbers we form three disjoint sets: the agreement set, and two order relation sets.
- Divergence scores were averaged over consecutive disjoint sets of 15 genes each to smooth the curves.
- A matching in a graph is a set of disjoint edges (i.e no two sharing an endpoint) connecting pairs of vertices, and a maximum matching is a matching of maximum size.
late Middle English (as an adjective in the sense 'disjointed'): from Old French desjoint 'separated', from the verb desjoindre (see disjoin).
More definitions of disjointDefinition of disjoint in:
- The US English dictionary