con·tig·u·ous /kənˈtɪgjəwəs/ 形容詞
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.
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)]