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adjacent

[uh-jey-suhnt]
adjective
1.
lying near, close, or contiguous; adjoining; neighboring: a motel adjacent to the highway.
2.
just before, after, or facing: a map on an adjacent page.

Origin:
1400–50; late Middle English < Latin adjacent- (stem of adjacēns, present participle of adjacēre to adjoin), equivalent to ad- ad- + jac- lie + -ent- -ent

adjacently, adverb
nonadjacent, adjective
nonadjacently, adverb
subadjacent, adjective
subadjacently, adverb
superadjacent, adjective
superadjacently, adverb
unadjacent, adjective
unadjacently, adverb

adjacent, adjoining (see synonym study at adjoining).


1. abutting, juxtaposed, touching. See adjoining.


distant.
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adjacent (əˈdʒeɪsənt)
 
adj
1.  being near or close, esp having a common boundary; adjoining; contiguous
2.  maths
 a.  (of a pair of vertices in a graph) joined by a common edge
 b.  (of a pair of edges in a graph) meeting at a common vertex
 
n
3.  geometry the side lying between a specified angle and a right angle in a right-angled triangle
 
[C15: from Latin adjacēre to lie next to, from ad- near + jacēre to lie]
 
ad'jacency
 
n
 
ad'jacently
 
adv

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adjacent
early 15c., from L. adjacentem (nom. adjacens) "lying at," prp. of adjacere "lie near," from ad- "to" + jacere "to lie, rest," lit. "to throw" (see jet (v.)), with notion of "to cast (oneself) down."
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