the property of being close together
the region close around a person or thing
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
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.
the quality or state of being next in time, place, causation, influence, etc.; immediate nearness, either in place, blood, or alliance
Origin: [L. proximitas: cf. F. proximit See Proximate, and cf. Propinquity, Approach.]
The numerical value of Proximity in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of Proximity in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Villagers and fisherman have been living with migrants coming in and out of Thailand for more than 30 years because of our proximity to Myanmar, That's why we need to educate them slowly and show them that this is wrong.
People are in closer proximity on trains and airplanes so they are more likely to be contaminated if someone coughs or sneezes, plus, the sanitization of trains and airplanes is not very thorough, so surfaces are more likely to harbor germs.
It looks like where she stopped she did not want to go on the tracks but the proximity of the gate to her car, you know, it was dark -- maybe she didn't know she was in front of the gate, i said to myself, 'The clock is ticking here, the gate is down, the bells are ringing — what are you going to do here?'.
I love Wyoming and have considered living here after graduation, for many people, this decision would be made based on factors such as employment opportunities and proximity to family and friends. For myself, and the rest of the LGBT community, this decision has been made more complicated. Presently, my ability to live and work in Wyoming is hindered because I could be summarily fired for simply being who I am.
As a matter of long-standing practice and principle, we do not see heads of state or candidates in close proximity to their elections, so as to avoid the appearance of influencing a democratic election in a foreign country, accordingly, the president will not be meeting with Prime Minister Netanyahu because of the proximity to the Israeli election, which is just two weeks after his planned address to the U.S. Congress.
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