What does ADJACENT mean?

Definitions for ADJACENT
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. adjacent, next, side by side(p)(adj)

    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"

  2. adjacent, conterminous, contiguous, neighboring(a)(adj)

    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"

  3. adjacent(adj)

    near or close to but not necessarily touching

    "lands adjacent to the mountains"; "New York and adjacent cities"

Wiktionary

  1. adjacent(Noun)

    Something that lies next to something else, especially the side of a right triangle that is neither the hypotenuse nor the opposite.

    Etymology: adiacens, adiacentis.

  2. adjacent(Adjective)

    Lying next to, close, or contiguous; neighboring; bordering on.

    Because the conference room is filled, we will have our meeting in the adjacent room.

    Etymology: adiacens, adiacentis.

  3. adjacent(Adjective)

    Just before, after, or facing.

    The picture is on the adjacent page.

    Etymology: adiacens, adiacentis.

  4. adjacent(Preposition)

    Next to; adjacent to; beside.

    Etymology: adiacens, adiacentis.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Adjacent(adj)

    lying near, close, or contiguous; neighboring; bordering on; as, a field adjacent to the highway

  2. Adjacent(noun)

    that which is adjacent

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Adjacent

    ad-jās′ent, adj. lying near to: contiguous.—n. Adjac′ency, the state of being near: that which is adjacent.—adv. Adjac′ently. [L. ad, to, jacēre, to lie.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. adjacent

    Lying close to another object; a word applied to the relative situations of capes or bays from the ship.--Adjacent angle is one immediately contiguous to another, so that they have one common side.

British National Corpus

  1. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'ADJACENT' in Adjectives Frequency: #981

How to pronounce ADJACENT?

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How to say ADJACENT in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ADJACENT in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ADJACENT in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of ADJACENT in a Sentence

  1. Allan Bradley:

    The cell will try to stitch things back together, but it doesn’t really know what bits of DNA lie adjacent to each other.

  2. The Police Department:

    During the investigation, it was determined Robert Matthew Van Winkle played a role in the burglary and theft. Mr. Van Winkle is currently renovating the residence adjacent to the property in which the items were stolen. A search warrant was obtained and executed in unincorporated Palm Beach County in which several of the stolen items were recovered at a residence under the care and control of Robert Van Winkle.

  3. Jonathan Forster:

    I wouldn't be surprised to see Spotify continue to invest in areas that are relevant or adjacent to our business.

  4. One Rodeo resident:

    ALASKA WOMAN GETS 60 YEARS FOR SETTING COUCH ABLAZE WITH BOYFRIEND ON IT Contra Costa Fire Department spokesman Steve Hill said the tanks held varying amounts of ethanol. One tank alone contained around 167,000 gallons of the flammable substance. Approximately 200 firefighters were battling the blazes using foam on the flames and water to cool adjacent tanks to prevent them from catching fire. Officials closed Interstate 80, one of the busiest in the Bay Area at the peak of rush hour, causing major traffic jams.The California Highway Patrol said the closure was expected to last at least until midnight. CALIFORNIA LYFT DRIVER IS PULLED OVER SO POLICE CAN ARREST HER PASSENGER One Rodeo resident, One Rodeo resident, told The Associated Press he was sitting in bumper-to-bumper traffic trying to get home to his teenage son. His son had called him to say he heard a loud explosion. It literally rocked the house and then soon after, he heard what sounded like a jet plane.

  5. Liz Thomas:

    Warming surface temperatures and reduced sea ice in the sea adjacent to the Antarctic Peninsula is resulting in increased moisture availability.

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