What does adjacent mean?

Definitions for adjacent
əˈdʒeɪ səntad·ja·cent

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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

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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. 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.

  2. Guy Cecil:

    I think our coverage is saturated with the Mueller investigation and everything that is adjacent to it, i don't think there is much more to gain for Democratic politician to spend much of their time talking about these things.

  3. Liz Thomas:

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

  4. Vickareio Adderely:

    My house sounds like the ocean, there are three houses adjacent to mine that also lost their roof.

  5. Yuyun Indradi:

    Those big scale companies are also eager to expand their operations into the adjacent peatland, whether they deliberately set the fire, or they can also ask people in the communities around their areas to burn the land, that's also a possibility. And then at the end, those burned areas are proposed as the expansion of their plantation.

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