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

 con·tig·u·ous /kənˈtɪgjəwəs/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 con·tig·u·ous /kənˈtɪgjəwəs/ 形容詞

From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Con·tig·u·ous a.  In actual contact; touching; also, adjacent; near; neighboring; adjoining.
    The two halves of the paper did not appear fully divided . . . but seemed contiguous at one of their angles.   --Sir I. Newton.
    Sees no contiguous palace rear its head.   --Goldsmith.
 Contiguous angles. See Adjacent angles, under Angle.
 Syn: -- Adjoining; adjacent. See Adjacent.
 -- Con*tig*u*ous*ly, adv. -- Con*tig*u*ous*ness, n.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: very close or connected in space or time; "contiguous
             events"; "immediate contact"; "the immediate
             vicinity"; "the immediate past" [syn: immediate]
      2: connecting without a break; within a common boundary; "the
         48 conterminous states"; "the contiguous 48 states" [syn:
      3: 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, adjacent,
          adjoining, conterminous, neighboring(a)]