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Adjacent

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.

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Acquaintance potential in terms of time and availability was evident in accounts given of Pakeha and Maori living adjacently in more or less equal numbers.
For instance, the two pair parts are not necessarily adjacently placed, just as in Extract (5), the completion of the proposal-approval pair is delayed.
It threads through places of vision and faith and, adjacently, of doubt and revision.
Because it is anaerobic, it is most likely found adjacently on teeth or in deep pits and fissures on the occlusal of teeth.
Especially any construction work is carried out adjacently; considerable noise hazard will be produced by the activities involved in it.
In recent years, newer organizations have positioned themselves adjacently to that machine while focusing more explicitly on politics.
[19] Similarly, it is assumed that trunk muscles located adjacently to the spine should hypothetically exert their influence on it with subsequent influence on balance maintenance;[17] however, the extent of this influence has not well studied yet.
Driving down Vassiliou Voulgaroktonou Street in the old town of Nicosia, you come across a brick wall which is strategically placed in the middle of the street to force you to go right and adjacently around the border.
Munich: The two wind farms, Roosevelt (250MW) and Milo (49.65MW), are adjacently located in Roosevelt County, New Mexico.
The similar subtitles' text in TV video will appear adjacently in several continuous video frames.
Local solar PV schemes that require customers to pay a fee for charging a specific device avoid such problems; while the sale of electricity to a small number of adjacently located homes and shops makes it easy for the kiosk operator to monitor connections.