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Definition of Adjacent

Adjacent
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. Adjacent or contiguous angle. (Geom.) See Angle. Syn: Adjoining; contiguous; near. Usage: Adjacent, Adjoining, Contiguous. Things are adjacent when they lie close each other, not necessary in actual contact; as, adjacent fields, adjacent villages, etc. I find that all Europe with her adjacent isles is peopled with Christians. --Howell. Things are adjoining when they meet at some line or point of junction; as, adjoining farms, an adjoining highway. What is spoken of as contiguous should touch with some extent of one side or the whole of it; as, a row of contiguous buildings; a wood contiguous to a plain.
Adjacent
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. Adjacent or contiguous angle. (Geom.) See Angle. Syn: Adjoining; contiguous; near. Usage: Adjacent, Adjoining, Contiguous. Things are adjacent when they lie close each other, not necessary in actual contact; as, adjacent fields, adjacent villages, etc. I find that all Europe with her adjacent isles is peopled with Christians. --Howell. Things are adjoining when they meet at some line or point of junction; as, adjoining farms, an adjoining highway. What is spoken of as contiguous should touch with some extent of one side or the whole of it; as, a row of contiguous buildings; a wood contiguous to a plain.
Adjacent
Adjacent Ad*ja"cent, n. That which is adjacent. [R.] --Locke.

Meaning of Adjacent from wikipedia

- Adjacent or adjacency may refer to: Adjacent (graph theory), two vertices that are the endpoints of an edge in a graph Adjacent (music), a conjunct step...
- an adjacency matrix is a square matrix used to represent a finite graph. The elements of the matrix indicate whether pairs of vertices are adjacent or...
- In graph theory and computer science, an adjacency list is a collection of unordered lists used to represent a finite graph. Each list describes the set...
- the ratio of the adjacent leg (the side of the triangle joining the angle to the right angle) to the hypotenuse. cos ⁡ A = adjacent hypotenuse = b c ...
- adjacent channel is an AM, FM, or TV channel that is next to another channel. First-adjacent is immediately next to another channel, second-adjacent is...
- In other words, they are angles that are side by side, or adjacent, sharing an "arm". Adjacent angles which sum to a right angle, straight angle or full...
- In linguistics, an adjacency pair is an example of conversational turn-taking. An adjacency pair is composed of two utterances by two speakers, one after...
- Immediately adjacent, in legal usage, generally means "adjoining or abutting, rather than in the vicinity". See, e.g., Parsons v Wethersfield, 135 Conn...
- In music, a step, or conjunct motion, is the difference in pitch between two consecutive notes of a musical scale. In other words, it is the interval between...
- induced by all vertices adjacent to v, i.e., the graph composed of the vertices adjacent to v and all edges connecting vertices adjacent to v. For example,...
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