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ad·ja·cent

 (ə-jā′sənt)
adj.
1. Close to; lying near: adjacent cities.
2. Next to; adjoining: adjacent garden plots.

[Middle English, from Latin adiacēns, adiacent-, present participle of adiacēre, to lie near : ad-, ad- + iacēre, to lie; see yē- in Indo-European roots.]

ad·ja′cent·ly adv.
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adjacent

(əˈdʒeɪsənt)
adj
1. being near or close, esp having a common boundary; adjoining; contiguous
2. (Mathematics) 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
(Mathematics) 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]
adˈjacency n
adˈjacently adv
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ad•ja•cent

(əˈdʒeɪ sənt)

adj.
1. lying near, close, or contiguous; adjoining.
2. just before, after, or facing: an adjacent page.
[1400–50; < Latin adjacent-, s. of adjacēns, present participle of adjacēre to adjoin =ad- ad- + jacēre to lie]
ad•ja′cent•ly, adv.
syn: See adjoining.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.adjacent - nearest in space or positionadjacent - nearest in space or position; immediately adjoining without intervening space; "had adjacent rooms"; "in the next room"; "the person sitting next to me"; "our rooms were side by side"
close - at or within a short distance in space or time or having elements near each other; "close to noon"; "how close are we to town?"; "a close formation of ships"
2.adjacent - having a common boundary or edge; abutting; touching; "Rhode Island has two bordering states; Massachusetts and Conncecticut"; "the side of Germany conterminous with France"; "Utah and the contiguous state of Idaho"; "neighboring cities"
connected - joined or linked together
3.adjacent - near or close to but not necessarily touchingadjacent - near or close to but not necessarily touching; "lands adjacent to the mountains"; "New York and adjacent cities"
near, nigh, close - not far distant in time or space or degree or circumstances; "near neighbors"; "in the near future"; "they are near equals"; "his nearest approach to success"; "a very near thing"; "a near hit by the bomb"; "she was near tears"; "she was close to tears"; "had a close call"
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adjacent

adjective
1. adjoining, neighbouring, nearby, abutting The fire quickly spread to adjacent shops.
adjoining separated, remote, distant, far away
preposition
1. (with to) next to, touching, close to, neighbouring, beside, near to, adjoining, bordering on, next door to, abutting, cheek by jowl with, alongside of, contiguous to, within sniffing distance of (informal), proximate to offices adjacent to the museum
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adjacent

adjective
1. Not far from another in space, time, or relation:
2. Sharing a common boundary:
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Translations
مُجاوِرمُجَاوِر، مُتَاخِم، قَرِيب مِن
přilehlýsousední
tilstødende
viereinen
susjedan
szomszédos
aîliggjandi
近接した
인접한
gretimas
blakus
aangrenzendaanpalender naast liggendtegenoverstaand
susedný
närliggande
ติดกัน
liền kề

adjacent

[əˈdʒeɪsənt] ADJcontiguo; [angle] → adyacente
adjacent tocontiguo a
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adjacent

[əˈdʒeɪsənt] adj [room, building] → adjacent(e), contigu/guë
adjacent to → adjacent(e) à
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adjacent

adjangrenzend; to be adjacent to somethingan etw (acc)angrenzen, neben etw (dat)liegen; the adjacent roomdas Nebenzimmer, das Zimmer nebenan
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adjacent

[əˈdʒeɪsnt] adj adjacent (to)adiacente (a)
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adjacent

(əˈdʒeisənt) adjective
(often with to) lying next (to). We had adjacent rooms in the hotel; They have bought the house adjacent to mine.
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adjacent

مُجاوِر přilehlý tilstødende angrenzend διπλανός adyacente viereinen adjacent susjedan adiacente 近接した 인접한 aangrenzend tilstøtende sąsiadujący adjacente смежный närliggande ติดกัน bitişik liền kề 邻近的
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adjacent

a. adyacente, contiguo, al lado de.
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