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n. pl. con·ti·gu·i·ties
1. The state of being contiguous.
2. A continuous mass or series.


(ˌkɒn tɪˈgyu ɪ ti)

n., pl. -ties.
the state of being contiguous; contact or proximity.
[1635–45; < Late Latin]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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"


[ˈkɒntɪgjuːɪtɪ] Ncontigüidad f


n(unmittelbare) Nachbarschaft
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Behavior on the modified recycling conjunctive schedule reflects the combined effects of accidental contiguities (between any behavior and reinforcer delivery) and programmed contiguities (between the selected operant and reinforcer delivery) within the context of a system that does not arrange contiguous reinforcement for extended pausing (as would be the case on a FI schedule) and which arranges reinforcement (albeit delayed) for responding during the FT component.
If, as Freud has argued, paint can "work as flesh," then the bumps and crevices created by his use of chremnitz white (a heavy, leaden pigment that gathers in large granules when spread) have been designed to arrest the eye as it takes its pleasures, just as any part of the body or its contiguities might arrest the fetishist.
programmed response-reinforcer contiguities), and the third figure records the number of accidental response- reinforcer contiguities (i.
if a painting once was shocking, then a valuable perspective on it is provided by a commentary re-creating the shock that its once-original contiguities have lost in repetition.