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Definition of the noun adjacency

What does adjacency mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: adjacencies

  1. the attribute of being so near as to be touching
    • examples: There's the adjacency pair rule. | The adjacency pair has five basic characteristics.
    • lexical domain: Attributes - nouns denoting attributes of people and objects
    • synonyms of adjacency: contiguity / contiguousness
    • more generic words: closeness / nearness = the spatial property resulting from a relatively small distance

Alternative definition of the noun adjacency


  1. [uncountable] The quality of being adjacent, or near enough so as to touch.
  2. [countable] A relationship of being adjacent to something.

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Google previewComparative Genomics (2010)

International Workshop, RECOMB-CG 2010, Ottawa, Canada, October 9-11, 2010, Proceedings by Eric Tannier

Hence a contrasting shared adjacency is a rearrangement phylogenetic pattern and AB|CD is the preferred topology with regard to both the breakpoint distance and the DCJ distance. ⊓⊔ Fig. 5. Contrasting shared adjacency, where Genome ...

Google previewActualité Des Universaux Musicaux (2013)

by Jean-Luc Leroy

Nonetheless, pitch adjacency is a concept rather than a physical fact. Adjacency brings with it a notion of discrete entities placed in an organized spatial continuum. The conceptual metaphor for this notion is A NOTE IS AN OBJECT ( we ...

Google previewIn the Company of Strangers (2011)

Family and Narrative in Dickens, Conan Doyle, Joyce, and Proust by Barry McCrea

Adjacency is the temporal condition of both homosexuality—which is without natural ancestry or progeny—and the metropolis.46 As we know...

Google previewPragmatism as Transition (2009)

Historicity and Hope in James, Dewey, and Rorty by Colin Koopman

use it, then, adjacency is a temporal location occupied by the transitional critic. This temporality enables a...

Google previewDiscontinuity in Second Language Acquisition (2014)

The Switch Between Statistical and Grammatical Learning by Stefano Rastelli

Adjacency is the most important of the three features. Chunks are only made of adjacent words. Adjacency means that (all the rest being equal) words that are close are more likely to be connected to each other and learned together than ...

Google previewTheories and Methods (2010)

by Peter Auer, Jürgen Erich Schmidt

Topographic adjacency is the typical situation for language contact in Western Europe with its dialect and language continuums based on rural, non-mobile societies. Often, one variety influences the variety next to it in space. In this situation ...

Google previewRouting TCP/IP (2005)

by Jeff Doyle, Jennifer Carroll

An OSPF adjacency is a conceptual link to a neighbor over which LSAs can be sent.

Google previewCombinatorial Optimization (2013)

Algorithms and Complexity by Christos H. Papadimitriou, Kenneth Steiglitz

Because polytopal adjacency is an exact neighborhood for the simplex algorithm (Theorem 2.10) and because y has no polytopal ...

Google previewInternet Protocols—Advances in Research and Application: 2013 Edition (2013)

An adjacency is a relationship formed between selected neighboring (peer) routers for the purpose of exchanging routing ...

Google previewTechnical, Social, and Legal Issues in Virtual Communities: Emerging Environments (2012)

Emerging Environments by Dasgupta, Subhasish

Adjacency is the graph theoretic expression of the fact that two agents, represented by nodes, are directly related, tied, or connected with one another ( Robinson & Foulds, 1980). Figure 2 is a graphic representation of information flow with ...

Google previewDiscrete Compliant Motion Planning System for Robotic Assembly (2009)

Spatial adjacency is a very important issue for compliant motion planning, especially planning through graph search techniques because transitions can only happen between two spatially adjacent states. Besides those two issues, the relative ...

Google previewCombinatory Linguistics (2013)

by Cem Bozsahin

Here adjacency is a cherished assumption but not a must. The key issues in the debate appear to be the impact of type-shifting rules on computational efficiency, the predictive force of positing or not positing an LF, and the unsettled nature of ...

Google previewArchitecture (2014)

Form, Space, and Order by Francis D. K. Ching

Adjacency is the most common type of spatial relationship. It allows each space to be clearly defined and to respond, eachinits own way, to specific functional or symbolic requirements. The degree of visual and spatial continuity that occurs ...

Google previewData Center Fundamentals (2003)

by Mauricio Arregoces, Maurizio Portolani

The need for Layer 2 adjacency is the result of Network Address Translation ( NAT) and other header rewrite functions performed by load balancers or firewalls on traffic destined to the server farm. The return traffic must be processed by the ...

Google previewBioinformatics Research and Applications (2016)

12th International Symposium, ISBRA 2016, Minsk, Belarus, June 5-8, 2016, Proceedings by Anu Bourgeois, Pavel Skums, Xiang Wan, Alex Zelikovsky

An adjacency is an unordered pair of marker extremities, e.g. {xt ,yh}. The order of markers in a genome can be encoded by a set of adjacencies. Two distinct adjacencies are said to be conflicting if they share a common marker extremity.

Google previewSneak Circuits of Power Electronic Converters (2014)

by Bo Zhang, Dongyuan Qiu

Obviously, association refers to the relationships among the different elements, such as vertexv and edgee, while adjacency refers to the relationship among the same elements, for example, verticesiandj. The edge where two endpoints ...

Google previewAdvances in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology (2014)

9th Brazilian Symposium on Bioinformatics, BSB 2014, Belo Horizonte, Brazil, October 28-30, 2014, Proceedings by Sérgio Campos

Adjacency Trees and Forests. A gene adjacency is a pair of genes that appears consecutively along ...

Google previewLenition and Fortition (2008)

by Joaquim Brandão de Carvalho, Tobias Scheer, Philippe Ségéral

Superficial adjacency is the result of a relationship between skeletal positions, called government, which acts against the inherent properties of its target. Since vowels are inherently loud (sonorous) segments, when governed they become ...

Google previewPoints and Lines (2010)

Characterizing the Classical Geometries by Ernest E. Shult

Thus adjacency is a symmetric non-reflexive relation on V, and so, letting E denote all adjacent pairs in V, F becomes a simple graph. The graph f is connected. This is because any vertex [w] is connected by an obvious walk in V to the vertex ...

Google previewConcise Encyclopedia of Computer Science (2004)

by Edwin D. Reilly

An adjacency list representation of the graph of Figure.1. of this figure are said to be isomorphic. Two graphs are isomorphic if there is a one-to-one correspondence between the vertices of one and the vertices of the other such that the number ...

Google previewCRC Concise Encyclopedia of Mathematics, Second Edition (2002)

by Eric W. Weisstein

See also ALGEBRAIC INVARIANT, LYAPUNOV CHARACTERISTIC NUMBER Adjacency List The adjacency list representation of a GRAPH consists of n lists one for each vertex vi; 15i5n; which gives the vertices to which vi is adjacent.

Google previewThe International Dictionary of Artificial Intelligence (1999)

by William J. Raynor, William Raynor

adjacency matrix An adjacency matrix is a useful way to represent a binary relation over a finite set. If the cardinality of set A is ...

Google previewLongman Dictionary of Language Teaching and Applied Linguistics (2013)

by Jack C. Richards, Richard W. Schmidt

adjacency pair adjacency pair n a sequence of two related utterances by two different speakers. The second...

Google previewDictionary of Linguistics and Phonetics (2011)

by David Crystal

see VALENCY adjacency (n.) see ADJACENT adjacency condition A condition on the assignment of CASE in GOVERNMENTBINDING THEORY which blocks Case-assignment to those NOUN PHRASES not adjacent to the Case-assigner.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Geographic Information Science (2008)

by Karen Kemp

Vertex Adjacency Matrix Vertices ...

Google previewThe Concise Oxford Dictionary of Mathematics (2009)

by Christopher Clapham, James Nicholson

adjacency matrix 8 adjacency matrix For a *simple graph G, with n vertices v1, v2, . . ., v,,, the adjacency matrixA is the n X n matrix [aij] with aij : 1, if U, is joined to 11,-, and iii]: 0, otherwise. The matrix A is *symmetric and the diagonal entries ...

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Scrabble value of A1D2J8A1C3E1N1C3Y4

The value of this 9-letter word is 24 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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