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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.

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

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.
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"

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

adjacent

adjective
1. Not far from another in space, time, or relation:
2. Sharing a common boundary:
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

adjacent

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

adjacent

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

adjacent

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

adjacent

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

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

adjacent

a. adyacente, contiguo, al lado de.
References in classic literature ?
My sister," said an adjacent Man of God, solemnly, "you cannot stop the wicked from going to Chicago by killing them.
Wandering, however, down a certain adjacent 'Angel Court, leading to Bermondsey', I came to
The captain was convinced, however, that the stream was too insignificant to drain so wide a valley and the adjacent mountains: he encamped, therefore, at an early hour, on its borders, that he might take the whole of the next day to reach the main river; which he presumed to flow between him and the distant range of western hills.
The aspect of the river and the adjacent coast was wild and dangerous.
However, hat and coat and overshoes were one by one removed, and hung up in a little space in an adjacent corner; when, arrayed in a decent suit, he quietly approached the pulpit.
Bear in mind, too, that under these untoward circumstances he has to cut many feet deep in the flesh; and in that subterraneous manner, without so much as getting one single peep into the ever-contracting gash thus made, he must skilfully steer clear of all adjacent, interdicted parts, and exactly divide the spine at a critical point hard by its insertion into the skull.
It is likely enough that in the rough outhouses of some tillers of the heavy lands adjacent to Paris, there were sheltered from the weather that very day, rude carts, bespattered with rustic mire, snuffed about by pigs, and roosted in by poultry, which the Farmer, Death, had already set apart to be his tumbrils of the Revolution.
These governors give notice to the adjacent places that the army is to march that way on such a day, and that they are assessed such a quantity of bread, beer, and cows.
Gruber said nothing, but silently directed the other's attention to the foliage of adjacent trees, which showed no movement; even the delicate tips of the boughs silhouetted against the clear sky were motionless.
And he sang the song through, undeterred by the bedlam of two general fights, one on the adjacent platform, the other at the opposite end of the car, both of which were finally subdued by special policemen to the screams of women and the crash of glass.
These worthies found the material a little too solid for the tools of their workmen, which, in General, were employed on a substance no harder than the white pine of the adjacent mountains, a wood so proverbially soft that it is commonly chosen by the hunters for pillows.
     O'er the top of a palm that adjacent grew;