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Noun: adjunct  'a,júngkt
  1. Something added to another thing but not an essential part of it
  2. A person who is an assistant or subordinate to another
  3. A construction that can be used to extend the meaning of a word or phrase but is not one of the main constituents of a sentence
Adjective: adjunct  'a,júngkt
  1. Furnishing added support
    "an adjunct pump";
    - accessory, ancillary, adjuvant, appurtenant, auxiliary
  2. Of or relating to a person who is subordinate to another
    - assistant

Derived forms: adjuncts

See also: low-level, subordinate, subsidiary, supportive

Type of: associate, construction, expression, grammatical construction, inessential, nonessential

Encyclopedia: Adjunct