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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.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for adjacency

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

An adjacency is a relationship formed between ...

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 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 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 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 previewRouting TCP/IP (2005)

by Jeff Doyle, Jennifer DeHaven Carroll

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

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 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 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 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 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 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.

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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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