adjacency

[ uh-jey-suh n-see ]
/ əˈdʒeɪ sən si /

noun, plural ad·ja·cen·cies.

Also ad·ja·cence. the state of being adjacent; nearness.
Usually adjacencies. things, places, etc., that are adjacent.
Radio and Television. a broadcast or announcement immediately preceding or following another.

Nearby words

  1. aditus,
  2. aditya,
  3. adivasi,
  4. adj.,
  5. adj.a.,
  6. adjacent,
  7. adjacent angle,
  8. adjacent angles,
  9. adjectival,
  10. adjective

Origin of adjacency

From the Late Latin word adjacentia, dating back to 1640–50. See adjacent, -ency

Related formsnon·ad·ja·cen·cy, noun, plural non·ad·ja·cen·cies.

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