attingent
adj. [L. attignus, touching]
Touching, making contact.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • attingent — ⇒ATTINGENT, ENTE, adj. Néol. d aut. Qui touche à, ou se rapporte à. Synon. afférent, attenant : • Que cette étonnante fille eût l intuition d une solidarité si absolue que toutes les attingentes idées d espace, de temps et de nombre en fussent… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • attingent — attingence, attingency, n. /euh tin jeuhnt/, adj. Archaic. touching; in contact. [1570 80; < L attingent (s. of attingens touching, prp. of attingere), equiv. to at AT + ting (comb. form of tang touch) + ent ENT] * * * …   Universalium

  • attingent — əˈtinjənt, aˈ adjective Etymology: Latin attingent , attingens, present participle of attingere archaic : in contact : touching …   Useful english dictionary

  • attingent — at·tin·gent …   English syllables

  • attingent —   a. archaic, touching …   Dictionary of difficult words

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

  • connected — adj 1. joined, linked, tied, bound, spliced, fastened, lashed; chained, coupled, linked; secured, anchored, moored; conjoined, conjoint, subjoined, fixed, affixed, attached, annexed; tacked, stapled, hooked, nailed, pinned, riveted; fused,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • 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

  • flush — I n 1. blush, redness, rosiness, bloom; reddening, rubescence, rubicundity; glow, freshness, radiance, gleam, sparkle, glimmer. 2. overspreading, overflow, overflowing; inundation, flood, flooding, drenching, deluge. 3. thrill, excitement, throb …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • surrounding — n 1. perimeter, enclosure, belt, border. See surround(def. 3). 2. surroundings environs, neighborhood, vicinity, vicinage, region, area, locale, district, section; environment, habitat, setting, Fr. mise en scene. scene, entourage, milieu,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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