1. Adjective.  forming an adjunct.
  2. Adjective.  additional; neither basic nor primary: "adjunctive therapy".
  3. Adjective.  (logic) the property of two operations x and y, such that ax(ayb) = a, and ay(axb) = a.
  4. Noun.  (grammar) a connector joining two components of the same weight, such as a coordinating conjunction.
  5. Noun.  (context, manufacturing) a substance added as a supplement; often in the phrase "additives and adjunctives.".

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