ad·​joint | \ ˈa-ˌjȯint How to pronounce adjoint (audio) \

Definition of adjoint

: the transpose of a matrix in which each element is replaced by its cofactor

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Adjoint, a smart contract company with offices in Boston and London, raised $1.05 million in pre-seed funding. Erin Griffith, Fortune, "Term Sheet — Tuesday, July 18," 18 July 2017

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First Known Use of adjoint

1858, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for adjoint

derivative of adjoint, adjective, "related by a process of transposition," borrowed from French, literally, "adjoined," from past participle of adjoindre "to adjoin"

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