What does adjacent mean?

Here's a list of possible definitions for the term adjacent:


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.

  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.

  3. adjacent(Adjective)

    Just before, after, or facing.

    The picture is on the adjacent page.

  4. adjacent(Preposition)

    Next to; adjacent to; beside.

  5. Origin: 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

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



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