adjacency (countable and uncountable, plural adjacencies)

  1. (uncountable) The quality of being adjacent, or near enough so as to touch.
  2. (countable) A relationship of being adjacent to something.
    • 2007 January 11, David W. Dunlap, “Still, the Question of Displaying the Names of 9/11”, New York Times:
      “With the adjacencies for victims whose families wish them to be listed together, [] , this is an approach that I hope will be acceptable to the great majority of the families affected,” he said afterward.

Derived termsEdit

  • adjacency matrix
  • adjacency pair


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