Meaning of adjunct
Pronunciation: (aj'ungkt), [key]
- something added to another thing but not essential to it.
- a person associated with lesser status, rank, authority, etc., in some duty or service; assistant.
- a person working at an institution, as a college or university, without having full or permanent status: My lawyer works two nights a week as an adjunct, teaching business law at the college.
- a modifying form, word, or phrase depending on some other form, word, or phrase, esp. an element of clause structure with adverbial function.
- joined or associated, esp. in an auxiliary or subordinate relationship.
- attached or belonging without full or permanent status: an adjunct surgeon on the hospital staff.
- adjunct (Thesaurus)