Origin of contiguous
Synonyms for contiguous
Examples from the Web for non-contiguous
Historical Examples of non-contiguous
The whorls are described as non-contiguous, when they do not touch each other; continuous, in the opposite case.A Conchological Manual
George Brettingham Sowerby
Word Origin for contiguous
1610s, from Latin contiguus "near, touching, bordering upon," from root of contingere "to touch upon" (see contact). Earlier form, now obsolete, was contiguate (mid-15c.).