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disjunct

  1. having body regions separated by a deep constriction.
  2. relating to a form of geographical distribution where potentially interbreeding populations are separated.
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between notes smaller than minor 3rd.) Disjunct pattern Physiological demands vary with tempo: fast (Can be slow or fast disjunct is agility.
Within Cyperaceae, homogenized inflorescences can be recognized disjunct (Fig.
The Alpine shrew (Sorex alpinus Schinz, 1837) is a small soricomorph with disjunct range in the Alps, the NW Balkans, the Carpathians, and some isolated mountain areas in Germany, Czech Republic and Poland (Spitzenberger 1990, Meinig 2004).
In "What is Love?" Badiou begins by providing three preliminary axioms: (1) "There are two positions of the experience of love" (Man and Woman); (2) "The two positions are totally disjunct"; and (3) "There is no third position" ("What is Love" 183).
Her slow manipulation of language is effective as the novel opens--driven by matter-of-fact description, punctuated by the mindless and universal conversations that fuel late adolescence--but moves purposefully toward the novel's apocalyptic conclusion with disjunct yet elegant descriptions of the depravity as it unfolds: "Splinters flew up in the gray, ashy air; oil paint formed bubbles and dripped down flaming canvases like tears."
Scholars of a more critical bent, on the other hand, will probably be more concerned to interrogate the religion/spirituality distinction, the significance of each disjunct, the historical/discursive processes that made such a distinction possible in the first place, and the motivation underlying the distinction and subsequent classification of the Pad Yatra as spiritual.
In May of 1986, John Hollander sent a group of what he called "disjunct quatrains" to Elliott Carter, the typescript of a poem that would be published two years later in his collection Harp Lake.
Crucially, though, it may be the approach to poetry that is different, for poetry is not considered to be an autonomous or esoteric art form that is disjunct and detached from daily life in Pakistan.
There exist other species of Cladonia that show a disjunct distribution similar to that of C.
Several aquatic heteropteran species have seemingly disjunct distributions, with broad distributions in central Mexico and outlier populations in central Arizona (Menke, 1960; Menke and Truxal, 1966; Polhemus, 1966; Menke, 1977).
Although not well understood, the separation of the species into two subspecies proposed by Allard (1991) appears to be supported by the disjunct distribution of the two known populations and a number of morphological characters.