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adjacent meaning

EN[əˈdʒeɪ.sənt]
US
WAdjacent
  • Adjacent or adjacency may refer to:
  • Adjacent (graph theory), two vertices that are the endpoints of an edge in a graph
  • Adjacent (music), a conjunct step to a note which is next in the scale
FR adjacent

    Definition of adjacent in English Dictionary

  • NounPLadjacentsSUF-ent
    1. Something that lies next to something else, especially the side of a right triangle that is neither the hypotenuse nor the opposite.
    2. Adjective
      1. Lying next to, close, or contiguous; neighboring; bordering on.
        1. Because the conference room is filled, we will have our meeting in the adjacent room.
      2. Just before, after, or facing.
        1. The picture is on the adjacent page.
    3. Preposition
      1. (US) Next to; adjacent to; beside.
      2. More Examples
        1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
          • A plaque was defined as a structure >1 mm 2 within and/or adjacent to the vessel lumen and classified according to the presence/proportion of intraplaque calcification.
          • The areas of lung dysventilation with an absence of alveolar air are visualized in the form of consolidations adjacent to the pleural line.
          • Local signaling from adjacent epithelia specify prechondrogenic fate in neural crest-derived mesenchyme, which then differentiate into chondrocytes several days later [1 ].
      • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
        1. Adjectives
          • Uncomparable adjectives
          • Nouns
            • Countable nouns
            • Prepositions
            Related Links:
            1. fr adjacent
            2. en adjacents
            3. fr adjacents
            4. fr adjacente
            5. fr adjacentes
            Source: Wiktionary
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            Meaning of adjacent for the defined word.

            Grammatically, this word "adjacent" is an adjective, more specifically, an uncomparable adjective. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun. It's also a preposition.
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