1 nearest in space or position; immediately adjoining without intervening space; "had adjacent rooms"; "in the next room"; "the person sitting next to me"; "our rooms were side by side" [syn: next, side by side(p)]
2 having a common boundary or edge; touching; "abutting lots"; "adjoining rooms"; "Rhode Island has two bordering states; Massachusetts and Conncecticut"; "the side of Germany conterminous with France"; "Utah and the contiguous state of Idaho"; "neighboring cities" [syn: abutting, adjoining, conterminous, contiguous, neighboring(a)]
3 near or close to but not necessarily touching; "lands adjacent to the mountains"; "New York and adjacent cities"
- /əˈdʒeɪsənt/, /@"dZeIs@nt/
lying near, close, or contiguous; neighboring
just before, after, or facing
Adjacent is an adjective meaning contiguous, adjoining or abutting. Adjacent can also be a fanomuinal hockey play.
In geometry, adjacent is when sides meet to make a angle.
In trigonometry the adjacent side of a right angled triangle is the cathetus next to the angle in question.
In graph theory adjacent nodes in a graph are linked by an edge.
adjacent in Spanish: Adyacente
In a geometrical use, adjacent is a term mathematically used to state that two cathetus(better known as legs)are connected to the right angle.
abutting, adjoining, attached, bordering, close-by, closest, connected, connecting, consecutive, conterminous, contiguous, coterminous, end to end, endways, endwise, face to face, handy, immediate, joined, juxtaposed, juxtapositional, juxtapositive, linked, nearby, nearest, neighbor, neighboring, next, successive, touching