What does proximity mean?

Definitions for proximity
prɒkˈsɪm ɪ tiprox·im·i·ty

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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

Wiktionary

  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

    Etymology: [L. proximitas: cf. F. proximit See Proximate, and cf. Propinquity, Approach.]

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How to say proximity in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of proximity in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of proximity in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of proximity in a Sentence

  1. Fathi Namouni:

    The close proximity of the stars meant that they felt each others' gravity much more strongly in those early days than they do today, this enabled Astronomical Society.These asteroids to be pulled from one star system to another.

  2. Larry Hogan:

    There's no questions that when you put hundreds or thousands of people together in close proximity when we've got this virus all over the streets is not healthy, two weeks from now across America we're going to find out whether or not this gives us a spike and drives the numbers back up.

  3. Andrew Cunningham:

    If they are being shipped or held in markets, in close proximity to other animals or humans.

  4. Eric Kim:

    When we think about volunteering, our minds might automatically turn to a specific set of activities. However, activities that bring us in close physical proximity with others is risky during this time of pandemic, now is a wonderful opportunity to reimagine what volunteering could look like, perhaps in ways that allow us to remain physically distant from others.

  5. Queen Naa:

    A significant part of funerals is bringing families together to embrace through handshakes, hugs and to mourn in close proximity of one another, the immediate implication of what is now taking place is that families will be unable to connect. This is something that has never happened in generations and it is definitely going to have a social impact.

Images & Illustrations of proximity

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