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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ad·ja·cent /əˈʤesṇt/

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ad·ja·cent a.  Lying near, close, or contiguous; neighboring; bordering on; as, a field adjacent to the highway. “The adjacent forest.”
 Adjacent or contiguous angle. Geom. See Angle.
 Syn: -- Adjoining; contiguous; near.
 Usage: -- Adjacent, Adjoining, Contiguous. Things are adjacent when they lie close each other, not necessary in actual contact; as, adjacent fields, adjacent villages, etc.
    I find that all Europe with her adjacent isles is peopled with Christians.   --Howell.
 Things are adjoining when they meet at some line or point of junction; as, adjoining farms, an adjoining highway. What is spoken of as contiguous should touch with some extent of one side or the whole of it; as, a row of contiguous buildings; a wood contiguous to a plain.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ad·ja·cent, n. That which is adjacent. [R.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 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"