contiguous in contact
connected connected adj. 1. p. p. of {connect}. [Narrower terms: {abutting, adjacent, adjoining, bordering(prenominal), conterminous, coterminous, contiguous}] [Narrower terms: {adjunctive}] [Narrower terms: {affined}] [Narrower terms: {attached}] [Narrower terms: {contiguous, in contact}] [Narrower terms: {coupled, joined, linked}] [Narrower terms: {cursive, flowing}] [Narrower terms: {siamese}] [Narrower terms: {socially connected, well-connected}] {unconnected} [WordNet 1.5]

2. being joined in close association.

Syn: affiliated, attached. [WordNet 1.5]

3. connected by a conductor so as to allow the flow of electric signals. [Narrower terms: {wired (vs. wireless)}] WordNet 1.5]

4. (Music) legato. {staccato}

Syn: flowing, smooth. [WordNet 1.5]

5. associated with or accompanying.

Syn: associated. [WordNet 1.5]

6. (Computers) stored in, controlled by, or in direct communication with a central computer. [Narrower terms: {on-line (vs. off-line), online, on line(predicate)}]

Syn: machine-accessible. [WordNet 1.5]

7. switched on. [Narrower terms: {on-line (vs. off-line), online, on line(predicate)}]

Syn: ready, on. [WordNet 1.5]

8. having some relation.

Syn: related. [WordNet 1.5]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • contiguous — [adj] adjacent, in contact abutting, adjoining, approximal, beside, bordering, close, contactual, conterminous, juxtaposed, juxtapositional, meeting, near, near at hand, nearby, neighboring, next, next door to, next to, touching; concept 586 Ant …   New thesaurus

  • contact — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) I n. intermediary, middleman (see agent). v., informal, get in touch (with). See contact. II Touching of two things Nouns contact, contiguity, abutment, touch, connection; osculation; meeting, encounter …   English dictionary for students

  • contiguous — contiguously, adv. contiguousness, n. /keuhn tig yooh euhs/, adj. 1. touching; in contact. 2. in close proximity without actually touching; near. 3. adjacent in time: contiguous events. [1605 15; < L contiguus bordering upon, equiv. to con CON +… …   Universalium

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  • contiguous — adjective the contiguous Gulf states Syn: adjacent, neighboring, adjoining, bordering, next door; abutting, connecting, touching, in contact, proximate …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • contiguous — con•tig•u•ous [[t]kənˈtɪg yu əs[/t]] adj. 1) touching; in contact 2) being in close proximity without touching; near 3) adjacent in time • Etymology: 1605–15; < L contiguus bordering upon =con con +tig , var. s. of tingere, comb. form of… …   From formal English to slang

  • contiguous — I (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. adjacent, adjoining, meeting, bordering, conterminous, coterminous, abutting, touching, contactual, next to, in contact; see also adjacent . See Synonym Study at adjacent . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a. touching,… …   English dictionary for students

  • contiguous — /kənˈtɪgjuəs / (say kuhn tigyoohuhs) adjective 1. touching; in contact. 2. in close proximity without actually touching; near. {Latin contiguus touching} –contiguously, adverb –contiguousness, noun …   Australian English dictionary

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