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  • 1 contiguous — I adjective abutting, adjacent, adjoining, against, at close quarters, beside, bordering, bounding, close, confinis, conjoining, conjunct, connected, conterminous, continens, convergent, coupled, edging, end to end, fringing, in close proximity,… …

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  • 2 Contiguous — Con*tig u*ous, a. [L. contiguus; akin to contigere to touch on all sides. See {Contingent}.] In actual contact; touching; also, adjacent; near; neighboring; adjoining. [1913 Webster] The two halves of the paper did not appear fully divided . . .… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 Contiguous angles — Contiguous Con*tig u*ous, a. [L. contiguus; akin to contigere to touch on all sides. See {Contingent}.] In actual contact; touching; also, adjacent; near; neighboring; adjoining. [1913 Webster] The two halves of the paper did not appear fully… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 Contiguous Data Structure —   [von engl. contiguous »benachbart«], fortlaufende Datenstruktur …

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  • 5 contiguous gene syndromes — contiguous gene syndromes. См. синдромы генных последовательностей. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …

    Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • 6 contiguous — 1610s, from L. contiguus near, touching, bordering upon, from root of contingere to touch upon (see CONTACT (Cf. contact)). Earlier form, now obsolete, was contiguate (mid 15c.) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 7 contiguous — adjoining, abutting, conterminous, *adjacent, tangent, juxtaposed Analogous words: *nearest, next: *close, near, nigh, nearby …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 8 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

  • 9 contiguous — ► ADJECTIVE 1) sharing a common border. 2) next or together in sequence. DERIVATIVES contiguity noun contiguously adverb. ORIGIN Latin contiguus touching …

    English terms dictionary

  • 10 contiguous — [kən tig′yo͞o əs] adj. [L contiguus, bordering upon < base of contingere, to touch upon: see CONTACT] 1. in physical contact; touching along all or most of one side 2. near, next, or adjacent SYN. ADJACENT contiguously adv. contiguousness n …

    English World dictionary

  • 11 Contiguous United States — This map shows the contiguous United States and, in insets at the lower left, the two states that are not contiguous. The contiguous United States are the 48 U.S. states on the continent of North America that are south of Canada and north of… …

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  • 12 contiguous angle — 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.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 13 contiguous — Literally, in actual contact, an actual touching. One parcel of land is contiguous to another parcel of land when the two parcels are not separated by outside land. See Vestal v Little Rock, 54 Ark 321, 15 SW 891. Appearing in statutes, the term… …

    Ballentine's law dictionary

  • 14 Contiguous gene syndrome — A disorder clearly involving multiple gene loci that are adjacent to one another. An example of a contiguous gene syndrome is Angelman syndrome. It is due to the loss of a series of genes from a region of chromosome 15 termed 15q13 15. (The… …

    Medical dictionary

  • 15 contiguous — [[t]kəntɪ̱gjuəs[/t]] ADJ: oft ADJ to/with n Things that are contiguous are next to each other or touch each other. [FORMAL] Its vineyards are virtually contiguous with those of Ausone. ...two years of travel throughout the 48 contiguous states.… …

    English dictionary

  • 16 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:… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 17 contiguous zone — 1. A maritime zone adjacent to the territorial sea that may not extend beyond 24 nautical miles (nms) from the baselines from which the breadth of the territorial sea is measured. Within the contiguous zone the coastal state may exercise the… …

    Military dictionary

  • 18 Contiguous gene syndrome — A contiguous gene syndrome is a syndrome caused by abnormalities of 2 or more genes that are located next to each other on a chromosome. Prader Willi Syndrome, which is caused by the microdeletion of 15q11 13, is a common example. Prader Willi… …

    Wikipedia

  • 19 contiguous United States — noun the contiguous continental states area of the United States of America, comprising 48 states in number, and the District of Columbia, excluding Alaska and Hawaii. Syn: lower 48, contig …

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  • 20 contiguous 48 — noun the contiguous continental states area of the United States of America, comprising 48 states in number, and the District of Columbia, excluding Alaska and Hawaii. Syn: lower 48 …

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