The act of joining the thing joined up with or added
- an act of joining or adjoining things
- The work of joining; the thing joined or added.
The work of including one matter in another matter and/or accession or the addition of some thing.
(n.) The act of joining; the one thing joined up with or included.
Philosophical sanction and explanation of this belief was then found by bringing it into relation with the theory of the prima materia, which was identical in all bodies but received its actual form by the adjunction of qualities expressed by the Aristotelian elements - earth, air, fire and water.