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Attachment or affixing to another. Something attached as a dependent or auxiliary part.Under the Civil Law system which prevails in much of Europe and Latin America, adjunction is the permanent union of a thing belonging to one person to something that belongs to someone else.

A branch agency, for example, is an adjunct of the main department or Administrative Agency.

See: addition, attachment

ADJUNCTION. in civil law. Takes place when the thing belonging to one person is attached or united to that which belongs to another, whether this union is caused by inclusion, as if one man's diamond be encased in another's ring; by soldering, as if one's guard be soldered on another's sword; by sewing, as by employing the silk of one to make the coat of another; by construction; as by building on another's land; by writing, as when one writes on another's parchment; or by painting, when one paints a picture on another's canvas.
     2. In these cases, as a general rule, the accessory follows the principal; hence these things which are attached to the things of another become the property of the latter. The only exception which the civilians made was in the case of a picture, which although an accession, drew to itself the canvas, on account of the importance which was attached to it. Inst. lib. 2, t. 1, Sec. 34; Dig. lib. 41, t. 1, 1. 9, Sec. 2. See Accession, and 2 Bl. Comm. 404; Bro. Ab. Propertie; Com. Dig. Pleader, M. 28; Bac. Abr. Trespass, E 2. 1 Bouv. Inst. n. 499.

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Moreover, as a consequence of the lack of adjunction property, other properties are also lost.
Based on the Lagrange multiplier adjunction, incorporating these forces into the original stiffness equations (as loads), and transferring it to the left hand side by appending it to the vector of unknowns, the multiplier-augmented system can be obtained as follows:
Jordens' research has an obvious generativist orientation, even though showing a certain onset neutrality regarding the "minimalist/maximalist debate", because the use of notions such as functional category, adjunction or AUX, as basic elements of the syntactic analysis, does not force this researcher to take sides in this question.
Now Greek shows in the determiner-article o, the cognate of sa, the same opposition as Vedic: close versus distant linkage, adjunction versus disjunction.
Indeed, the adjunction of contaminants acts as a plasticizer, which induces an increase of chains movement.
It is either adjunction (as argued by Holmberg and Platzack 1995), or a PF operation.
For Boniour, "an episode may be considered as a moment which forms a real whole and yet is merged in the main narrative, whereas a digression is more of an adjunction and generally entails a sudden break in the narrative" (xi).
This adjunction of planets was not as complete as that of five planets in 1059 B.
He is also a visiting Professor of Tsinghua University, Adjunction Professor of Communications University of China and Honorary Professor of Beijing Aeronautics and Astronautics University.
iii) Adjunction and deletion may only be done at the end of the current word.
The clinical team recorded mean arterial pressure (MAP), central venous pressure (CVP), cardiac index (measured using pulmonary artery catheter), and PVI at three successive tidal volume settings (6, 8, and 10 ml/kg) under zero end-expiratory pressure and following adjunction of a PEEP, and found that successive zero end-expiratory pressure induced significant changes in PVI, but not CVP or MAP.
Grewendorf, Gunther--Joachim Sabel 1999 "Scrambling in German and Japanese: Adjunction versus multiple specifiers", Natural Language and Linguistic Theory 17: 1-65.