adjacent

  • 1 adjacent — adjacent, ente [ adʒasɑ̃, ɑ̃t ] adj. • 1314; lat. adjacens, de adjacere « être situé auprès » 1 ♦ Contigu, voisin. ⇒ attenant, proche. Terrain adjacent à un bois. « Qui sortant des maisons, qui des petites rues adjacentes » (Hugo). 2 ♦ (1751)… …

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  • 2 Adjacent — Ad*ja cent, a. [L. adjacens, centis, p. pr. of adjacere to lie near; ad + jac[=e]re to lie: cf. F. adjacent.] Lying near, close, or contiguous; neighboring; bordering on; as, a field adjacent to the highway. The adjacent forest. B. Jonson. [1913… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 adjacent — I adjective abutting, adjoining, alongside, beside, bordering, conterminous, contiguous, contiguus, continuous, convergent, finitimus, juxtaposed, meeting, neighboring, next to, proximal, touching, verging on, vicinal, vicinus associated concepts …

    Law dictionary

  • 4 Adjacent — is an adjective meaning contiguous , adjoining or abutting .In geometry, adjacent is when sides meet to make an angle.In trigonometry the adjacent side of a right angled triangle is the cathetus next to the angle in question.In graph theory… …

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  • 5 adjacent — adjacent, adjoining, contiguous, abutting, tangent, conterminous, juxtaposed mean being in close proximity. Adjacent does not always imply actual contact but it does indicate that nothing of the same kind comes between; adjacent lots are in… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 6 adjacent — adjacent, adjoining An adjacent property is normally one that is nearby without necessarily touching the one being considered in relation to it. Similarly, adjacent angles in a triangle are separated by the length of one side of the triangle, an… …

    Modern English usage

  • 7 adjacent — [ə jā′sənt] adj. [L adjacens, prp. of adjacere, to lie near < ad , to + jacere, to lie, throw: see JET1] near or close (to something); adjoining adjacently adv. SYN. ADJACENT things may or may not be in actual contact with each other, but they …

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  • 8 adjacent — ADJACENT, ENTE. adj. Qui est situé auprès, qui est aux environs. Pays adjacent. Lieux adjacens. Terres adjacentes. Iles adjacentes. Tout le Pays adjacent. Il ne se dit guère que De ce qui est étendu en surface …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française 1798

  • 9 Adjacent — Ad*ja cent, n. That which is adjacent. [R.] Locke. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 10 adjacent — adjacent, ente (a dja san, san t ) adj. 1°   Situé auprès. Lieux adjacents. Acquérir des terres adjacentes aux siennes. L Algérie est adjacente à ce qu on appelle le Désert. •   L élévation du sol de l Égypte s opère en même temps que cette… …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 11 Adjăcent — (v. lat.), anliegend, angrenzend …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 12 Adjacent — Adjacent, anliegend, angränzend …

    Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • 13 adjacent — (adj.) early 15c., from L. adiacentem (nom. adiacens) lying at, prp. of adiacere lie at, border upon, lie near, from ad to (see AD (Cf. ad )) + iacere to lie, rest, lit. to throw (see JET (Cf. jet) (v.)), with …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 14 adjacent — adjàcent m <G mn nātā> DEFINICIJA pravn. onaj koji ima posjed u blizini ili uz drugoga; susjed, međaš, međašnik ETIMOLOGIJA lat. adiacens: koji je blizu ← adiacere: pridružiti …

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  • 15 adjacent — [adj] next to, abutting adjoining, alongside, beside, bordering, close, close by, contiguous, near, neighboring, next door, touching; concept 586 Ant. apart, away, detached, disconnected, distant, far, faraway, nonadjacent, remote, separate …

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  • 16 adjacent — ADJACENT, [adjac]ente. adj. Situé auprés, proche, aux environs. Pays adjacents. lieux adjacents. terres adjacentes. isles adjacentes …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • 17 adjacent — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ next to or adjoining something else. DERIVATIVES adjacency noun. ORIGIN from Latin adjacere lie near to …

    English terms dictionary

  • 18 adjacent — 01. There is a beautiful little park [adjacent] to the house we re going to buy. 02. He couldn t sleep because of the noise coming from the [adjacent] apartment. 03. You can wait in the [adjacent] room. 04. The yard [adjacent] to ours has a lot… …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 19 adjacent — adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French or Latin; Anglo French, ajesaunt, from Latin adjacent , adjacens, present participle of adjacēre to lie near, from ad + jacēre to lie; akin to Latin jacere to throw more at jet Date: 15th… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 20 adjacent — adj. VERBS ▪ be, be situated, lie, stand ▪ The vineyards of Verzy lie adjacent to those of Verzenay. ADVERB ▪ directly, immediately …

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