adjacent

adjacent adj
1 (touching) [buildings, gardens, fields] contigu/-uë ; adjacent to sth attenant à qch ;
2 (nearby) voisin (to de) ;
3 Math [angle] adjacent.

Big English-French dictionary. 2003.

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  • Adjacent — Ad*ja cent, a. [L. adjacens, centis, p. pr. of adjacere to lie near; ad + jac[=e]re to lie: cf. F. adjacent.] Lying near, close, or contiguous; neighboring; bordering on; as, a field adjacent to the highway. The adjacent forest. B. Jonson. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Adjacent — is an adjective meaning contiguous , adjoining or abutting .In geometry, adjacent is when sides meet to make an angle.In trigonometry the adjacent side of a right angled triangle is the cathetus next to the angle in question.In graph theory… …   Wikipedia

  • Adjacent — Ad*ja cent, n. That which is adjacent. [R.] Locke. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adjacent — adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French or Latin; Anglo French, ajesaunt, from Latin adjacent , adjacens, present participle of adjacēre to lie near, from ad + jacēre to lie; akin to Latin jacere to throw more at jet Date: 15th… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • ADJACENT — ENTE. adj. Qui est situé auprès, qui est aux environs. Il ne se dit guère qu en parlant De pays, de terres, d îles, de maisons, de rues. Pays adjacent. Tout le pays adjacent. Lieux adjacents. Îles adjacentes. Les maisons adjacentes. Les rues… …   Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • Adjacent — Angle An gle ([a^][ng] g l), n. [F. angle, L. angulus angle, corner; akin to uncus hook, Gr. agky los bent, crooked, angular, a gkos a bend or hollow, AS. angel hook, fish hook, G. angel, and F. anchor.] 1. The inclosed space near the point where …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Adjacent-channel interference — or ACI is interference caused by extraneous power from a signal in an adjacent channel. Note 1: Adjacent channel interference may be caused by inadequate filtering, such as incomplete filtering of unwanted modulation products in frequency… …   Wikipedia

  • Adjacent angle — File:Adjacent angles.svg In the illustration, angles A and B are adjacent. In geometry, adjacent angles, often shortened as adj. ∠s, are angles that have a common ray coming out of the vertex going between two other rays. In other words, they are …   Wikipedia

  • Adjacent channel — In broadcasting an adjacent channel is an AM, FM, or TV channel that is next to another channel. First adjacent is immediately next to another channel, second adjacent is two channels away, and so forth. Information on adjacent channels is used… …   Wikipedia

  • ADJACENT, ENTE — adj. Qui est situé auprès. Pays adjacent. Tout le pays adjacent. Lieux adjacents. Les maisons adjacentes. Les rues adjacentes. En termes de Géométrie, Angles adjacents, Angles contigus ayant un côté commun …   Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

  • Scottish Adjacent Waters Boundaries Order 1999 — The Scottish Adjacent Waters Boundaries Order 1999 is a statutory instrument of the Parliament of the United Kingdom, defining the boundaries between waters which are to be treated as internal waters or territorial sea of the United Kingdom… …   Wikipedia


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