From Old French desjoindre
- not smooth or continuous; disjointed
- (set theory) (not used in the comparative or superlative) Of two or more sets, having no members in common; having an intersection equal to the empty set.
having no members in common
- To render disjoint; to remove a connection, linkage, or intersection.
- to disjoint limbs; to disjoint bones; to disjoint poultry by carving
- Yet what could swords or poisons, racks or flame, / But mangle and disjoint the brittle frame?
- Some half-ruined wall / Disjointed and about to fall.
- To break the natural order and relations of; to make incoherent.
- a disjointed speech
- To fall into pieces.
- (Can we find and add a quotation of Shakespeare to this entry?)
To render disjoint
- Past participle of disjoindre