Definitions for Proximityprɒkˈsɪm ɪ ti

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

prox•im•i•typrɒkˈsɪm ɪ ti(n.)

  1. nearness in place, time, relation, etc.

Origin of proximity:

1475–85; < L proximitās nearness, vicinity. See proximal , -ity

Princeton's WordNet

  1. proximity, propinquity(noun)

    the property of being close together

  2. proximity(noun)

    the region close around a person or thing

  3. proximity, law of proximity(noun)

    a Gestalt principle of organization holding that (other things being equal) objects or events that are near to one another (in space or time) are perceived as belonging together as a unit


  1. proximity(Noun)

    closeness; the state of being near as in space, time, or relationship.

    The proximity of the heat source allowed it to be detected by the sensor.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Proximity(noun)

    the quality or state of being next in time, place, causation, influence, etc.; immediate nearness, either in place, blood, or alliance

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Their house is in close proximity to ours.

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