Definitions of "Adjunct"

Something attached to another in a dependent or subordinate position. synonym: attachment. noun

A person associated with another in a subordinate or auxiliary capacity. noun

A clause or phrase added to a sentence that, while not essential to the sentence's structure, amplifies its meaning, such as for several hours in We waited for several hours. noun

A nonessential attribute of a thing. noun

Added or connected in a subordinate or auxiliary capacity. adjective

Attached to a faculty or staff in a temporary or auxiliary capacity. adjective

United with another (generally in a subordinate capacity) in office or in action of any kind: as, an adjunct professor. Added to or conjoined with, as a consequence; attending; accompanying.

Something added to another, but not essentially a part of it. noun

A person joined to another in some duty or service; an assistant or subordinate colleague. noun

In metaphysics, any quality of a thing not pertaining to its essence. noun

In grammar, a word or a number of words added to define, limit, or qualify the force of another word or other words; a word or phrase having value in a sentence only as dependent on another member of the sentence, as an adjective, an adverb, the words of a dependent clause, etc. noun

In music, a scale or key closely related to another; a relative scale or key. noun

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