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EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from Latin adiacēns, adiacentis, derivative of adiaceo(I lie beside); from ad(to) + iaceo(I lie down).

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AdjectiveEdit

adjacent ‎(not comparable)

  1. Lying next to, close, or contiguous; neighboring; bordering on.
    Because the conference room is filled, we will have our meeting in the adjacent room.
  2. Just before, after, or facing.
    The picture is on the adjacent page.

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NounEdit

adjacent ‎(plural adjacents)

  1. Something that lies next to something else, especially the side of a right triangle that is neither the hypotenuse nor the opposite.
    • 1980, Faber Birren, The textile colorist
      Again, the key colors have twice the area of the adjacents.
    • 2011, Mark Zegarelli, ACT Math For Dummies (page 194)
      Picking out the opposite, the adjacent, and the hypotenuse

PrepositionEdit

adjacent

  1. (US) Next to; adjacent to; beside.

CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from Latin adiacēns, adiacēntem, present active participle of adiaceō(adjoin, border). Doublet of eina.

AdjectiveEdit

adjacent m, f ‎(masculine and feminine plural adjacents)

  1. adjacent

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from Latin adiacēns, adiacēntem, present active participle of adiaceō(adjoin, border). Doublet of aise.

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AdjectiveEdit

adjacent m ‎(feminine singular adjacente, masculine plural adjacents, feminine plural adjacentes)

  1. adjacent

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