ALL meanings of adjacent

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  • abbreviation Technical meaning of ADJACENT adjacency 3
  • adjective adjacent If one thing is adjacent to another, the two things are next to each other. 3
  • adjective adjacent being near or close, esp having a common boundary; adjoining; contiguous 3
  • adjective adjacent (of a pair of vertices in a graph) joined by a common edge 3
  • adjective adjacent (of a pair of edges in a graph) meeting at a common vertex 3
  • noun adjacent the side lying between a specified angle and a right angle in a right-angled triangle 3
  • adjective adjacent near or close (to something); adjoining 3
  • noun Definition of adjacent in Technology (networking)   A relationship between two network devices, e.g. routers, which are connected by one media segment so that a packet sent by one can reach the other without going through another network device. The concept of adjacency is important in the exchange of routing information. Adjacent SNA nodes are nodes connected to a given node with no intervening nodes. In DECnet and OSI, adjacent nodes share a common segment (Ethernet, FDDI, Token Ring). 1
  • adjective adjacent that is beside sth 1
  • noun adjacent beside sth 1
  • adjective adjacent lying near, close, or contiguous; adjoining; neighboring: a motel adjacent to the highway. 1
  • adjective adjacent just before, after, or facing: a map on an adjacent page. 1
  • adjective adjacent related or very close to a specified topic, activity, etc.: While the comment was not outright racist, it was racist-adjacent. supporting or being an ally of a group or subculture without being a part of it: She describes herself as queer-adjacent. having the traits or interests of a group or subculture without being a part of it: Are they full-on geeks or just nerd-adjacent? 1
  • noun adjacent Next to or adjoining something else. 1
  • noun adjacent Something that lies next to something else, especially the side of a right triangle that is neither the hypotenuse nor the opposite. 0
  • adjective adjacent Lying next to, close, or contiguous; neighboring; bordering on. 0
  • adjective adjacent Just before, after, or facing. 0
  • preposition adjacent (US) Next to; adjacent to; beside. 0
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