adjacent


adjacent
01. There is a beautiful little park [adjacent] to the house we're going to buy.
02. He couldn't sleep because of the noise coming from the [adjacent] apartment.
03. You can wait in the [adjacent] room.
04. The yard [adjacent] to ours has a lot of insects in the garden, and now they're coming and eating our vegetables.
05. During the tournament, there will be a skills contest in a field which is [adjacent] to the stadium.
06. Visitors' parking can be found [adjacent] to the main entrance to the apartment complex.
07. We can put your printer [adjacent] to your computer on the table here.
08. The new police station has been built [adjacent] to the arena.
09. Nikos Kazantzakis once said that the doors of heaven and hell are [adjacent] and identical.
10. On maps, [adjacent] countries are usually shown in different colors.
11. Norway is located in Scandinavia, [adjacent] to Sweden.
12. The post office is [adjacent] to the bus terminal in the old town.
13. In 1962, two Soviet spacecraft circled Earth in [adjacent] orbits, and were in visual and radio contact.
14. Occupied by Britain in 1841, Hong Kong was formally ceded by China the following year, and various [adjacent] lands were added later in the 19th century.
15. Norway's economic fortunes were boosted in the late 1960s by the discovery of oil and gas in [adjacent] waters.

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  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • adjacent — ADJACENT, ENTE. adj. Qui est situé auprès, qui est aux environs. Pays adjacent. Lieux adjacens. Terres adjacentes. Iles adjacentes. Tout le Pays adjacent. Il ne se dit guère que De ce qui est étendu en surface …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française 1798

  • Adjacent — Ad*ja cent, n. That which is adjacent. [R.] Locke. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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