proximity meaning


    Definition of proximity in English Dictionary

  • NounPLproximitiesPREpro-SUF-ity
    1. closeness; the state of being near as in space, time, or relationship.
      1. The proximity of the heat source allowed it to be detected by the sensor.
  • More Examples
    1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
      • The microRNA-143/-145 (miR-143 and miR-145) encoding genes are located in close proximity with each other on human chromosome 5 and are believed to be cotranscribed in the same bicistronic transcript.
      • As noted, the proximity of Met356 to Cys125 in tmNrdD is compatible with the reaction mechanism proposed for the majority of class III RNRs, involving a thiosulphuranyl radical [48 ].
      • The position of the blindside flanker depends on the proximity of a touch line, so if the scrum takes place close to the left-hand touch line, the blindside flanker will be closest to that touch line.
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Nouns
      • Countable nouns
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    Source: Wiktionary

    Meaning of proximity for the defined word.

    Grammatically, this word "proximity" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
    Difficultness: Level 3
    Easy     ➨     Difficult
    Definiteness: Level 1
    Definite    ➨     Versatile