What does vicinity mean?
Definitions for vicinity
vɪˈsɪn ɪ tivicin·i·ty
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word vicinity.
vicinity, locality, neighborhood, neighbourhood, neck of the woodsnoun
a surrounding or nearby region
"the plane crashed in the vicinity of Asheville"; "it is a rugged locality"; "he always blames someone else in the immediate neighborhood"; "I will drop in on you the next time I am in this neck of the woods"
proximity, or the state of being near
neighbourhood, or the nearby region
approximate size or amount
Etymology: From vicinitas > vicinus > vicus.
Surroundings are the area around a given physical or geographical point or place. The exact definition depends on the field. Surroundings can also be used in geography (when it is more precisely known as vicinity, or vicinage) and mathematics, as well as philosophy, with the literal or metaphorically extended definition. In thermodynamics, the term (and its synonym, environment) is used in a more restricted sense, meaning everything outside the thermodynamic system. Often, the simplifying assumptions are that energy and matter may move freely within the surroundings, and that the surroundings have a uniform composition.
the quality or state of being near, or not remote; nearness; propinquity; proximity; as, the value of the estate was increased by the vicinity of two country seats
that which is near, or not remote; that which is adjacent to anything; adjoining space or country; neighborhood
The numerical value of vicinity in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of vicinity in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Examples of vicinity in a Sentence
All patients have the right to receive medical services free of 'the cacophony of political protests,' in the words of the United States Supreme Court, while protesters have every right to say anything they want in a public area in the vicinity of a medical facility, they are not permitted to disrupt another citizen's healthcare services.
( They) rushed to the spot where they observed the wreckage of a military helicopter engulfed in flames, rescue teams from the local administration in the vicinity reached the site and attempted to recover the survivors.
The Russian embassy in London:
We would like the British side to share with us the information regarding the type of substance used and the correlation between this incident and other mysterious poisonings happening in the vicinity of the secret military chemical laboratory in Porton Down.
Asteroids could well have had much more water than they have today, they have just lived in the vicinity of the sun for 4.6 billion years.
Leaving Bennu's vicinity in May puts us in the' sweet spot,' when the departure maneuver will consume the least amount of the spacecraft's onboard fuel.
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- المناطق المجاورةArabic
- nærhed, nabolag, omegnDanish
- Nachbarschaft, Umgebung, NäheGerman
- lähiseutu, likimäärä, lähialue, suuruusluokka, kokoluokka, läheisyysFinnish
- voisinage, vicinité, environsFrench
- àrainnScottish Gaelic
- 概算, 近傍, 近似量, 周辺, 近所, 付近Japanese
- nabijheid, schatting, omgeving, buurtDutch
- okolica, pobliże, sąsiedztwoPolish
- vecinătate, apropiereRomanian
- соседство, окрестность, близостьRussian
- grannskap, trakt, närhetSwedish
- civar, komşuluk, mahal, yakınlıkTurkish
- lân cậnVietnamese
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