Conjugation

Conjugation may refer to:

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Mathematics

Biology

  • Conjugation (biochemistry), the turning of substances into a hydrophilic state in the body
  • Bacterial conjugation, a transfer of DNA without fusion
  • Conjugate vaccine, in immunology
  • Sexual conjugation, a type of isogamy in eukaryotes

Chemistry

  • Conjugation (acid-base theory), a system describing a conjugate acid-base pair
  • Conjugated system, a system of atoms covalently bonded with alternating single and multiple bonds

Physics


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  • Conjugation — Con ju*ga tion, n. [L. conjugatio conjugation (in senses 1 & 3).] 1. the act of uniting or combining; union; assemblage. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Mixtures and conjugations of atoms. Bentley. [1913 Webster] 2. Two things conjoined; a pair; a couple.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • conjugation — conjugation. См. конъюгация. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • Conjugation — (v. lat.), die Art u. Weise, wie ein Verbum conjugirt, d.h. durch angehängte Endungen, Vorsetzsylben u. durch Verwandlung des Vocals der Stammsylbe abgebeugt wird, daß dadurch die verschiedenen Personen, Numeri, Tempora, Modi u. Genera bezeichnet …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Conjugation — Conjugation, Flexion oder Beugung eines Zeitwortes nach seinen Personal , Zahl , Art oder Rede , Zeit und Geschlechtsformen. Die Gesetze der Sprachenbildung haben in der latein. und französ. Sprache 4, in der italien. 3, in der griech. 2 C.en in… …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • conjugation — index coalescence, combination, joinder Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • conjugation — mid 15c., from L. conjugationem (nom. conjugatio) a combining, connecting, noun of action from conjugare to join together (see CONJUGAL (Cf. conjugal)). Grammatical sense is 1520s …   Etymology dictionary

  • conjugation — [kän΄jə gā′shən] n. [ME conjugacion < L conjugatio] 1. a conjugating or being conjugated; union 2. Biol. any of various types of sexual reproduction in which certain algae, fungi, etc. exchange genetic material 3. Gram. a) a methodical… …   English World dictionary

  • conjugation — conjugational, adj. conjugationally, adv. /kon jeuh gay sheuhn/, n. 1. Gram. a. the inflection of verbs. b. the whole set of inflected forms of a verb or the recital or display thereof in a fixed order: The conjugation of the Latin verb amo… …   Universalium

  • conjugation — UK [ˌkɒndʒʊˈɡeɪʃ(ə)n] / US [ˌkɑndʒəˈɡeɪʃ(ə)n] noun [countable] Word forms conjugation : singular conjugation plural conjugations linguistics 1) the way that you conjugate a particular verb the conjugation of the verb to see 2) a group of verbs… …   English dictionary

  • conjugation — noun Date: 15th century 1. a. a schematic arrangement of the inflectional forms of a verb b. verb inflection c. a class of verbs having the same type of inflectional forms < the weak conjugation > d. a set of the simple or derivative …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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