Associations to the word «Adjoin»


ADJOIN, verb. (transitive) To be in contact or connection with.
ADJOIN, verb. (transitive) (mathematics) (chiefly algebra and number theory) To extend an algebraic object (e.g. a field, a ring, etc.) by adding to it (an element not belonging to it) and all finite power series of (the element).

Dictionary definition

ADJOIN, verb. Lie adjacent to another or share a boundary; "Canada adjoins the U.S."; "England marches with Scotland".
ADJOIN, verb. Be in direct physical contact with; make contact; "The two buildings touch"; "Their hands touched"; "The wire must not contact the metal cover"; "The surfaces contact at this point".
ADJOIN, verb. Attach or add; "I adjoin a copy of your my lawyer's letter".

Wise words

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