adjacent

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Etymology[edit]

Latin adiacēns, adiacentis.

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Adjective[edit]

adjacent (not comparable)

  1. Lying next to, close, or contiguous; neighboring; bordering on.
    Because the conference room is filled, we will have our meeting in the adjacent room.
  2. Just before, after, or facing.
    The picture is on the adjacent page.

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Noun[edit]

adjacent (plural adjacents)

  1. Something that lies next to something else, especially the side of a right triangle that is neither the hypotenuse nor the opposite.
    • 1980, Faber Birren, The textile colorist
      Again, the key colors have twice the area of the adjacents.
    • 2011, Mark Zegarelli, ACT Math For Dummies (page 194)
      Picking out the opposite, the adjacent, and the hypotenuse

Preposition[edit]

adjacent

  1. (US) Next to; adjacent to; beside.

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin adiacēns, present active participle of adiaceō (adjoin, border).

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Adjective[edit]

adjacent m (feminine adjacente, masculine plural adjacents, feminine plural adjacentes)

  1. adjacent

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Verb[edit]

adjacent

  1. third-person plural present active indicative of adjaceō