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Lying near or close to; neighboring.

Adjacent means that objects or parcels of land are not widely separated, though perhaps they are not actually touching; but adjoining implies that they are united so closely that no other object comes between them.


adjective abutting, adjoining, alongside, bordering, conterminous, contiguous, contiguus, convergent, finitimus, juxtaposed, meeting, next to, proximal, touching, verging on, vicinal, vicinus
Associated concepts: adjacent county, adjacent land, adjaaent owners, adjacent property
See also: close, contiguous, immediate, local, near, present, proximate
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This news release may contain information about adjacent properties on which we have no right to explore or mine.
We thank them for suggesting the balloon idea as a way of providing a unique opportunity for people to be lifted into the sky to witness the transformation of the former El Toro Marine Base into the soon-to-be modern marvel, the Great Park and its adjacent community.
1 million square-foot technologically-innovative office building adjacent to the Hoboken Terminal as part of Hoboken's South Waterfront project, a planned, mixed-use development of 2.
purchased a 5,000 square-foot site adjacent to a 5,000 square-foot lot previously purchased from EDC.
has 12 exploration zones in the Sichuan Basin and its adjacent areas with an exploration area of 100,000 square kilometres, laying a solid foundation for Sinopec Corp.
When, in the mid-1990's, Big Box became the Big Deal, New Rochelle's inventory of vacant industrial buildings and urban renewal land choices adjacent to two 1-95 exits made it an obvious target.
The southeastern area of the project is adjacent to an operating, open-pit gold mine with a mineral resource reported by YGMR of approximately 10 million tonnes grading 5.
On an adjacent property, an 18th century house sits with a front yard that is only eight feet deep.
we know that there exist two adjacent vertices x and y belonging to P such that {u, v, w} is complete to {x, y} and two probe adjacent vertices r and s complete to {u, v, z}.
Notice that e and e' do not have a common endpoint, because otherwise there would be a vertex in G*, say x, such that it is adjacent to every vertex in {u,v,w,z}.
ISLAMABAD -- The walking track of Nawaz Sharif Park has been in shambles to such an extent that the women, children and elderly have stopped their routine walk due to inundation of a vast portion of the track by adjacent nursery.
The substrate has a first end and a second opposed end; and the average size of the granular particles adjacent the first end is sufficiently less than an average size of the granular particles adjacent the second end such that the first end tends to wick air treatment chemical toward the first end as air treatment chemical is dispensed from pores of first end.