Disjunction vs Disconnection - What's the difference?

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Disjunction is a related term of disconnection.


As nouns the difference between disjunction and disconnection

is that disjunction is act of disjoining; disunion, separation while disconnection is severance of a physical connection.

disjunction

Noun

(en noun)
  • act of disjoining; disunion, separation
  • state of being disjoined
  • (logic) The proposition resulting from the combination of two or more propositions using the or operator.
  • (mathematics) a logical operator that results in true when some of its operands are true.
  • (biology) During meiosis, the separation of chromosomes (homologous in meiosis I, and sister chromatids in meiosis II).
  • Coordinate terms

    * (in mathematics) conjunction

    Hypernyms

    * (in mathematics) logical connective

    Hyponyms

    * (in logic) inclusive disjunction * (in logic) exclusive disjunction

    Meronyms

    * (in logic) disjunct

    Derived terms

    * disjunctive normal form

    See also

    * conjunction

    References

    * "Disjunction" in the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy * "Disjunction" in Wolfram MathWorld *

    disconnection

    English

    Alternative forms

    * disconnexion (dated)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Severance of a physical connection.
  • The disconnection of the power cable shut down all the computers.
  • Unexpected termination of a telephone connection.
  • A sudden disconnection cut me off in mid-phrase.
  • Absence of rapport; the nonexistence of, or a breakdown of, effective communication.
  • There was a hopeless disconnection between the weary, old teacher and the spirited, young students.

    Synonyms

    * disconnect (noun)

    References

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