contiguity

  • 1 Contiguity — Con ti*gu i*ty, n. [Cf. F. contiguit[ e], LL. contiguitas.] The state of being contiguous; intimate association; nearness; proximity. [1913 Webster] The convicinity and contiguity of the two parishes. T. Warton. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 contiguity — index border, contact (touching), propinquity (proximity) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 3 contiguity — 1640s, from Fr. contiguité from L. contiguitas, from contiguus (see CONTIGUOUS (Cf. contiguous)) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 4 contiguity — [kän΄tə gyo͞o′ə tē] n. pl. contiguities [Fr contiguité < ML contiguitas: see CONTIGUOUS] the state of being contiguous; nearness or contact …

    English World dictionary

  • 5 Contiguity — A contiguity is a continuous mass, or a series of things in contact or proximity. In a different meaning, contiguity is the state of being contiguous.[1] The concept was first set out in the Law of Contiguity, one of Aristotle s Laws of… …

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  • 6 Contiguity — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Contiguity >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 contiguity contiguity contact proximity apposition abuttal juxtaposition Sgm: N 1 abutment abutment osculation Sgm: N 1 meeting meeting appulse …

    English dictionary for students

  • 7 contiguity — Exists where tracts of land touch or adjoin in a reasonably substantial physical sense, but line of demarcation between reasonableness or unreasonableness of a contiguity must be determined on the facts of each case. Belmont Fire Protection Dist …

    Black's law dictionary

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  • 9 contiguity — contiguous ► ADJECTIVE 1) sharing a common border. 2) next or together in sequence. DERIVATIVES contiguity noun contiguously adverb. ORIGIN Latin contiguus touching …

    English terms dictionary

  • 10 contiguity — noun (plural ties) Date: 1612 the quality or state of being contiguous ; proximity …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 11 contiguity — /kon ti gyooh i tee/, n., pl. contiguities. 1. the state of being contiguous; contact or proximity. 2. a series of things in continuous connection; a continuous mass or extent. [1635 45; < LL contiguitas. See CONTIGUOUS, ITY] * * * …

    Universalium

  • 12 contiguity — noun A state in which two or more physical objects are physically touching one another or in which sections of a plane border on one another. Syn: synapse, neurons …

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  • 13 contiguity — 1. Contact without actual continuity, e.g., the contact of the bones entering into the formation of a cranial suture. Cf.:continuity. 2. Occurrence of two or more objects, events, or mental impressions together in space (spatial c.) or time (te …

    Medical dictionary

  • 14 contiguity — Synonyms and related words: abutment, abuttal, accord, addition, adjacency, adjoiningness, adjunct, affairs, affiliation, affinity, alliance, apposition, approximation, appulse, assemblage, association, bond, closeness, combination, conjugation,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 15 contiguity — (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. juxtaposition, abutment, union, meeting. See contact …

    English dictionary for students

  • 16 contiguity — con·ti·gu·i·ty || ‚kÉ’ntɪ gjuːətɪ n. touching; proximity, closeness …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 17 contiguity — [ˌkɒntɪ gju:ɪti] noun 1》 the state of being contiguous with something. 2》 Psychology the sequential occurrence or proximity of stimulus and response, causing their association in the mind …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 18 contiguity — n. 1. Contact, touching, meeting, juxtaposition, proximity, nearness. 2. Continuity, continuous stretch, expanse, unbroken extent …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 19 contiguity — n 1. adjacency, adjacence, juxtaposition, contiguousness, Obs. attingency or attingence, Obs. attiguousness; nearness, closeness, proximity, proximateness, proximation, approximation, propinquity, vicinage. 2. contact, abuttal, abutment; union,… …

    A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • 20 contiguity — con·ti·gu·i·ty …

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