• 1 adjacent — adjacent, ente [ adʒasɑ̃, ɑ̃t ] adj. • 1314; lat. adjacens, de adjacere « être situé auprès » 1 ♦ Contigu, voisin. ⇒ attenant, proche. Terrain adjacent à un bois. « Qui sortant des maisons, qui des petites rues adjacentes » (Hugo). 2 ♦ (1751)… …

Encyclopédie Universelle

• 2 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. [1913… …

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

• 3 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. [1913… …

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

• 4 adjacent — I adjective abutting, adjoining, alongside, beside, bordering, conterminous, contiguous, contiguus, continuous, convergent, finitimus, juxtaposed, meeting, neighboring, next to, proximal, touching, verging on, vicinal, vicinus associated concepts …

Law dictionary

• 5 Adjacent — is an adjective meaning contiguous , adjoining or abutting .In geometry, adjacent is when sides meet to make an angle.In trigonometry the adjacent side of a right angled triangle is the cathetus next to the angle in question.In graph theory… …

Wikipedia

• 6 adjacent — adjacent, adjoining, contiguous, abutting, tangent, conterminous, juxtaposed mean being in close proximity. Adjacent does not always imply actual contact but it does indicate that nothing of the same kind comes between; adjacent lots are in… …

New Dictionary of Synonyms

• 7 adjacent — adjacent, adjoining An adjacent property is normally one that is nearby without necessarily touching the one being considered in relation to it. Similarly, adjacent angles in a triangle are separated by the length of one side of the triangle, an… …

Modern English usage

• 8 adjacent — [ə jā′sənt] adj. [L adjacens, prp. of adjacere, to lie near < ad , to + jacere, to lie, throw: see JET1] near or close (to something); adjoining adjacently adv. SYN. ADJACENT things may or may not be in actual contact with each other, but they …

English World dictionary

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

• 11 adjacent — adjacent, ente (a dja san, san t ) adj. 1°   Situé auprès. Lieux adjacents. Acquérir des terres adjacentes aux siennes. L Algérie est adjacente à ce qu on appelle le Désert. •   L élévation du sol de l Égypte s opère en même temps que cette… …

Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

• 12 Adjăcent — (v. lat.), anliegend, angrenzend …

Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

Herders Conversations-Lexikon

• 14 adjacent — (adj.) early 15c., from L. adiacentem (nom. adiacens) lying at, prp. of adiacere lie at, border upon, lie near, from ad to (see AD (Cf. ad )) + iacere to lie, rest, lit. to throw (see JET (Cf. jet) (v.)), with …

Etymology dictionary

• 15 adjacent — adjàcent m <G mn nātā> DEFINICIJA pravn. onaj koji ima posjed u blizini ili uz drugoga; susjed, međaš, međašnik ETIMOLOGIJA lat. adiacens: koji je blizu ← adiacere: pridružiti …

Hrvatski jezični portal

• 16 adjacent — [adj] next to, abutting adjoining, alongside, beside, bordering, close, close by, contiguous, near, neighboring, next door, touching; concept 586 Ant. apart, away, detached, disconnected, distant, far, faraway, nonadjacent, remote, separate …

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