adjoining


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ad·join·ing

 (ə-joi′nĭng)
adj.
Neighboring; contiguous.

adjoining

(əˈdʒɔɪnɪŋ)
adj
being in contact; connected or neighbouring

ad•join•ing

(əˈdʒɔɪ nɪŋ)

adj.
being in contact at some point or line; bordering; contiguous.
[1485–95]
syn: adjoining, adjacent both mean near or close to something. adjoining implies touching at a common point or line: adjoining rooms. adjacent implies being nearby or next to something else, with nothing of the same sort intervening: a motel adjacent to the highway; the adjacent houses.

adjoining

- Implies meeting and touching at some point or line.
See also related terms for touching.
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Translations

adjoining

[əˈdʒɔɪnɪŋ] ADJcontiguo, colindante (more frm)
the adjoining housela casa contigua, la casa de al lado, la casa colindante (more frm)
two adjoining countriesdos países vecinos, dos países colindantes (more frm)
in an adjoining roomen un cuarto contiguo

adjoining

[əˈdʒɔɪnɪŋ]
adj [room, property, land] → voisin(e), attenant(e)
prepvoisin de, adjacent à

adjoining

adjbenachbart, Nachbar-; (esp Archit etc) → anstoßend; fieldangrenzend; (of two things)nebeneinanderliegend; adjoining provinceNachbarprovinz f; the adjoining roomdas Nebenzimmer; in the adjoining officeim Büro daneben or nebenan

adjoining

[əˈdʒɔɪnɪŋ] adjcontiguo/a, attiguo/a, adiacente
References in classic literature ?
I finally chose a front room on the third floor, because this brought me nearer to Dejah Thoris, whose apartment was on the second floor of the adjoining building, and it flashed upon me that I could rig up some means of communication whereby she might signal me in case she needed either my services or my protection.
Scarcely venturing to whisper, but substituting dumb show for words, Fagin, and the young Jew who had admitted them, pointed out the pane of glass to Noah, and signed to him to climb up and observe the person in the adjoining room.
Adjoining to this place there ought to be a large square, like that which they call in Thessaly The Square of Freedom, in which nothing is permitted to be bought or sold; into which no mechanic nor husbandman, nor any such person, should be permitted to enter, unless commanded by the magistrates.
As soon as they perceived us they fled with wild screams into the adjoining thickets, like so many startled fawns.
The sound was such as might have been made by a human hand, not as upon a door by one asking admittance, but rather, I thought, as an agreed signal, an assurance of someone's presence in an adjoining room; most of us, I fancy, have had more experience of such communications than we should care to relate.
These falls, as noticed in the last chapter, produce great waves which break on the adjoining coasts.
She could hear the rustling of the branches as he ascended the adjoining slope, till his movements were no louder than the hopping of a bird, and finally died away.
Daylight staked a claim in his own name adjoining the three he had purchased with his plug tobacco.
She took his arm and with a happy face went with him into the adjoining sitting room.
Probably an hour had passed without incident when they heard (not without emotion, doubtless) the sound of an opening door in the rear of the house, followed by footfalls in the room adjoining that in which they sat.
When Mr Allworthy had retired to his study with Jenny Jones, as hath been seen, Mrs Bridget, with the good housekeeper, had betaken themselves to a post next adjoining to the said study; whence, through the conveyance of a keyhole, they sucked in at their ears the instructive lecture delivered by Mr Allworthy, together with the answers of Jenny, and indeed every other particular which passed in the last chapter.
Hard parts seem to affect the form of adjoining soft parts; it is believed by some authors that the diversity in the shape of the pelvis in birds causes the remarkable diversity in the shape of their kidneys.