Disjunct
Disjunct Dis*junct" (d[i^]s*j[u^][ng]kt"), a. [L. disjunctus, p. p. of disjungere to disjoin. See {Disjoin}, and cf. {Disjoint}.] 1. Disjoined; separated. [R.] [1913 Webster]

2. (Zo["o]l.) Having the head, thorax, and abdomen separated by a deep constriction. [1913 Webster]

{Disjunct tetrachords} (Mus.), tetrachords so disposed to each other that the gravest note of the upper is one note higher than the acutest note of the other. [1913 Webster]


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