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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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The finite element software SAP2000 was implemented to investigate the response of adjacent buildings under different seismic loads by modelling two adjacent ordinary moment-resisting concrete frame (OMRCF) buildings considering FFB adjacent buildings and FBI adjacent buildings subjected to bidirectional earthquake excitations.
As seen in Figure 6(b), the cutting depth at the position of groove ridge is directly proportional to the adjacent amount.
We will say that F is a subgraph of G with induced diamonds if F is isomorphic to a subgraph of G (not necessarily induced) in such a way that all the induced diamonds of F induce also diamonds in G, i.e., the tips of a diamond in F are also not adjacent in G.
Finally, since G is [T.sub.1]-free, d must be adjacent to u.
It is obvious that no two adjacent vertices of sets are same, so [tau] is a 4-AVDITC of G.
* Huddersfield Town AFC Ltd, formation of 3G Football pitch at increased ground level, existing adjacent grassed pitch areas to be lowered to compensate.
It is a native milkweed known also from adjacent Eastland, Hood, Parker, and Stephens counties (Turner et al.
"I think we have to conclude that there is mixed data on this and we cannot clearly state whether the procedure is going to prevent or cause adjacent fractures," Dr.
Radiographic evidence of adjacent level degeneration in the cervical spine has been documented.
The developments are adjacent to the Harrison PATH station, which is a 30-minute ride from Midtown Manhattan.
The viewing building is indoors and adjacent to the bear enclosure, but the wading pool is outside, where one can "swim" with the polar bears if so desired.