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Definitions of adjacent

  1. having a common boundary or edge; touching; "abutting lots"; "adjoining rooms"; "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" Webster Dictionary DB
  2. near or close to but not necessarily touching; "lands adjacent to the mountains"; "New York and adjacent cities" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. 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" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. That which is adjacent. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. Lying near, close, or contiguous; neighboring; bordering on; as, a field adjacent to the highway. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. Near; close; adjoining. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  7. Adjacency. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  8. Lying near to: contiguous. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  9. ADJACENTLY. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  10. Near; close to. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  11. Near; adjoining; contiguous. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  12. Lying near or contiguous. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  13. Lying near; bordering upon. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  14. Lying near or close to; contiguous. The difference between adjacent and adjoining seems to be that the former implies that the two objects are not widely separated, though they may not actually touch, while adjoining imports that they are so joined or united to each other that no third object intervenes. People v. Keechler, 194 111. 235. 62 N. E. 525; Ilanifen v. Armitage (C. C.) 117 Fed. &45; McDonald v. Wilson. 59 Ind. 54; Wormley v. Wright County, 108 Iowa, 232, 78 N. W. 824; Hennessy v. Douglas County, 90 Wis. 129, 74 N. W. 9S3; Yard v. Ocean Beach Ass’n, 49 N. J. Eq. 300, 24 Atl. 729; Henderson v. Long, 11 Fed. Cas. 10S4; Yuba County v. Kate Hayes Min. Co., 141 Cal. 3G0, 74 Pac. 1049; United States v. St. Anthony It. Co.. 192 U. S. 524, 24 Sup. Ct. 333, 48 L. Ed. 54S. But see Miller v. Cabell, 81 Ky. 184; In re Sadler, 142 Pa. 511, 21 Atl. 978. thelawdictionary.org
  15. ad-j[=a]s'ent, adj. lying near to: contiguous.--n. ADJAC'ENCY, the state of being near: that which is adjacent.--adv. ADJAC'ENTLY. [L. ad, to, jac[=e]re, to lie.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  16. Lying near, contiguous. So adjacency n. [Latin] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  17. Lying close, bordering upon something. Complete Dictionary
  18. That which lies next another. Complete Dictionary

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