1. Something joined or added to another thing, but not essentially a part of it. "Learning is but an adjunct to our self." (Shak)
2. A person joined to another in some duty or service; a colleague; an associate.
3. A word or words added to quality or amplify the force of other words; as, the History of the American Revolution, where the words in italics are the adjunct or adjuncts of "History."
4. <psychology> A quality or property of the body or the mind, whether natural or acquired; as, colour, in the body, judgment in the mind.
5. A key or scale closely related to another as principal; a relative or attendant key. See Attendant keys, under Attendant, a.
(01 Mar 1998)
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