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con·ti·gu·i·ty

 (kŏn′tĭ-gyo͞o′ĭ-tē)
n. pl. con·ti·gu·i·ties
1. The state of being contiguous.
2. A continuous mass or series.
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con•ti•gu•i•ty

(ˌkɒn tɪˈgyu ɪ ti)

n., pl. -ties.
the state of being contiguous; contact or proximity.
[1635–45; < Late Latin]
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Noun1.contiguity - the attribute of being so near as to be touchingcontiguity - the attribute of being so near as to be touching
nearness, closeness - the spatial property resulting from a relatively small distance; "the sudden closeness of the dock sent him into action"
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Translations

contiguity

[ˈkɒntɪgjuːɪtɪ] Ncontigüidad f
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contiguity

n(unmittelbare) Nachbarschaft
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For it is really on the plane (or planes) of contiguities, not some ontological core structure of Jewish literary history called "continuity," that the three Roths are able to intersect at any number of borderlines and contact zones, expected and unexpected alike.
Several aspects of her thesis resonate with my own experience of conversion in one of the Orang Ulu communities; the continuities and contiguities are certainly more apparent than rupture and disjunction and again, there is a very real difference between those who have converted to Roman Catholicism and those who have converted to SIB.
Conservation and contextualism followed, concerned to reinstate the temporal, formal and experiential contiguities of the city, not only as mere nostalgia but as a loosening of the blinkers of modernity.
The interdisciplinary and intercultural "contiguities" marked by van Heijnsbergen and Royan in their introduction and explored in detail by the essayists hint at the remarkable confluence of archival methodologies, historical scholarship, and theoretical acumen that distinguish the essays in this volume.
2) The downslope boundary of a species is followed significantly often by the upslope boundary of another, i.e., the number of observed contiguities differs significantly from random expectation (Dale 1984).
The primary objective of the first experiment was to examine the possibility that the procedure could be fine tuned so as to provide control over the percentages of obtained response-reinforcer contiguities. This was done by varying, in a semi-random manner, the probability that the first response in the terminal segment of the FT component would produce reinforcement immediately.