ETYM Latin conjugatus, p. p. or conjugare to unite; con- + jugare to join, yoke, marry, jugum yoke; akin to jungere to join. Related to Join.
1. (Chemistry) Formed by the union of two compounds; SYN. conjugated.
2. (Chemistry) Of an organic compound; containing two or more double bonds each separated from the other by a single bond; SYN. conjugated.
3. Joined together especially in a pair or pairs; SYN. conjugated, coupled.
4. Of a pinnate leaflet; having only one pair of leaflets.
In mathematics, a term indicating that two elements are connected in some way; for example, (a + ib) and (a—ib) are conjugate complex numbers.
Arranged in pairs