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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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Indeed, a rigorous interpretation of the exclusive disjunction does not allow assuming that, when it has, for example, three disjuncts, such a disjunction is true only if one, and only one, of their disjuncts is true.
Aggregation problems arise when jurors disagree about the disjuncts in a disjunctive explanation.
Established disjunct species evidence diaspore movement and provide a baseline for assessing the frequency of dispersal but this baseline recognizably fails to reflect dispersal with precision.
They represent notions that in English grammar are termed emphasizers and disjuncts (cf Greenbaum et al 1990).
If it is future, ..." and can be precisely captured by our non-contradictory Static-A (DNF), and a conjunction is to be found within each of the three disjuncts. Furthermore, in each conjunction, the three conjuncts generally involve different tenses, that is, the characteristics present, past and future are to be applied at different times.
Because this species occurs in two widely separated disjuncts, molecular divergence, as evidenced by phylogenetic distinction, may have occurred.
Examining why apparently suitable habitats are not inhabited by certain disjuncts in the intervening Piedmont Physiographic Province might help further resolve the Cumberland Plateau disjunct paradox.
This unpalatable result clearly depends on the assumption that [disyuncion] is truth-functional, so that every disjunction with indeterminate disjuncts is indeterminate.
Other rarities of the community include Pitcher's stichwort (Arenaria patula--SE), kitten tails (Besseya bullii--SE), and disjunct occurrences of post oak (Quercus stellata), aromatic aster (Symphiotrichum oblongifolium (Nutt.) Nesom--SR) and narrowleaf summer bluets (Hedyotis nigricans--SR).
These connections help clarify the relationship between classroom practices and humanitarian aid practices and how particular disjuncts in conversation are related to material violence.
His main scientific contributions are his seminal works on the problem of small disjuncts and the performance of very simple classification rules.