Attiguous
Attiguous At*tig"u*ous, a. [L. attiguus, fr. attingere to touch. See {Attain}.] Touching; bordering; contiguous. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] -- {At*tig"u*ous*ness}, n. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

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  • attiguous — adjective Touching or having the same border; contiguous …   Wiktionary

  • attiguous — † aˈttiguous, a. Obs. [f. L. attigu us (f. attingĕre: see attinge) + ous.] Touching, contiguous. in Coles. in Bailey. (Not in J.) Hence aˈttiguousness, in Bailey 1731 …   Useful english dictionary

  • Attiguousness — Attiguous At*tig u*ous, a. [L. attiguus, fr. attingere to touch. See {Attain}.] Touching; bordering; contiguous. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] {At*tig u*ous*ness}, n. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • attiguousness — noun The state or quality of being attiguous …   Wiktionary

  • contiguous — adj 1. touching, meeting, joining, conjoining, connecting, contactual, abutting, tangential, tangent, Obs. attingent, Obs. attiguous; bordering, skirting, edging, juxtapositional, juxtaposed, proximate, in close proximity, next to, Inf. right… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • tangent — adj touching, contiguous, in contact, contactual, tangential, Geom. (of a curve) osculatory, Both Obs. attingent, attiguous; meeting, coming together, convergent, converging, intersecting, concurrent, overlapping; abutting, bordering, neighboring …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • touching — adv 1. affecting, effective, moving, stirring, soul stirring, heart moving, heart swelling, emotive; impressive, striking, breath taking, thrilling, exciting, rousing, stimulating, stimulative; poignant, tender, plaintive; heartrending,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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