from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Disjunction; disunion; separation.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A lack of union, or lack of coordination, or separation.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The act of disjoining, or state of being disjoined; separation.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of disjoining or the state of being disjoined; separation; disjunction.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. state of being disconnected
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This leads to exactly the kind of disjuncture we are seeing.
Over time there came to be this kind of disjuncture between disco and funk and increasingly as disco became popular, record companies and managers pushed women [who made funk music] into disco, and disco became more feminized.
-- remember, consumer confidence levels are very high, there's a kind of disjuncture between the consumer confidence surveys and the polls.
By concentrating on the conditions of animation, above and beyond any issue of film/video, analog/digital, or any other technical distinction, "The Dissolve" examines one of the practices most central to the modern aesthetic (s) of disjuncture and fabrication.
However, this discourse has a central theme of contradiction running through it, which sees a disjuncture between rhetoric and policies regarding localisation.
It is interesting to consider again how Tory rhetoric and actual polices have a clear disjuncture, they are definitely the party of headlines and soundbites as much as Labour have been.
As stated in those blogs, these proposals show the disjuncture between Tory policy and rhetoric that there would be a route and branch change of power from the centre to local people.
However, this discourse has a central theme of contradiction, as there is a disjuncture between rhetoric and policies regarding localisation.
They rebuffed the Machiavellian cut, the disjuncture between ethics and practical politics.
Flip side: change in characteristics, yet maintaining the same identity — reveals disjuncture between identity and meaning.