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

 next /ˈnɛkst/

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Network Terminology

 下 次

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Next a., superl. of Nigh.
 1. Nearest in place; having no similar object intervening.
 Her princely guest
 Was next her side; in order sat the rest.   --Dryden.
    Fear followed me so hard, that I fled the next way.   --Bunyan.
 2. Nearest in time; as, the next day or hour.
 3. Adjoining in a series; immediately preceding or following in order.
    None could tell whose turn should be the next.   --Gay.
 4. Nearest in degree, quality, rank, right, or relation; as, the next heir was an infant.
    The man is near of kin unto us, one of our next kinsmen.   --Ruth ii. 20.
 Note:Next is usually followed by to before an object, but to is sometimes omitted.  In such cases next in considered by many grammarians as a preposition.
 Next friend Law, one who represents an infant, a married woman, or any person who can not appear sui juris, in a suit at law.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Next, adv. In the time, place, or order nearest or immediately succeeding; as, this man follows next.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Nigh a. [Compar. Nigher superl. Nighest, or Next ]
 1. Not distant or remote in place or time; near.
    The loud tumult shows the battle nigh.   --Prior.
 2. Not remote in degree, kindred, circumstances, etc.; closely allied; intimate. Nigh kinsmen.”
    Ye . . . are made nigh by the blood of Christ.   --Eph. ii. 13.
 Syn: -- Near; close; adjacent; contiguous; present; neighboring.

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: adjacent, side by side(p)]
      2: (of elected officers) elected but not yet serving; "our next
         president" [syn: future(a), succeeding(a)]
      3: immediately following in time or order; "the following day";
         "next in line"; "the next president"; "the next item on
         the list" [syn: following]
      adv : at the time or occasion immediately following; "next the
            doctor examined his back"