conjugation
Pronunciation
  • (RP) IPA: /ˌkɒnd͡ʒəˈɡeɪʃən/
  • (America) IPA: /ˌkɑnd͡ʒəˈɡeɪʃən/
Noun

conjugation

  1. The coming together of things; union.
  2. (biology) The temporary fusion of organisms, especially as part of sexual reproduction
  3. Sexual relations within marriage
  4. (grammar) In some languages, one of several classifications of verbs according to what inflections they take.
  5. (grammar) The act of conjugating a verb.
  6. (grammar) The conjugated forms of a verb.
  7. (chemistry) A system of delocalized orbitals consisting of alternating single bonds and double bonds
  8. (mathematics) A mapping sending x to gxg-1, where g and x are elements of a group; inner automorphism
  9. (mathematics) A function which negates the non-real part of a complex or hypercomplex number; complex conjugation
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