Contiguity

(Roget's Thesaurus)
<- N
PARAG:Contiguity->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ contiguity
contiguity
contact
proximity
apposition
abuttal
juxtaposition
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ abutment
abutment
osculation
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ meeting
meeting
appulse
rencontre
rencounter
syzygy
coincidence
coexistence
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ adhesion
adhesion
&c. 46
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ touching
touching
&c.->V.
=>(see touch 379)
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ borderland
borderland
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ frontier
frontier
&c.(limit) 233
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ tangent
tangent
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ abutter
abutter
PARAG:Contiguity->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ be contiguous
be contiguous
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ join
join
adjoin
abut on
march with
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ graze
graze
touch
meet
osculate
come in contact
coincide
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ coexist
coexist
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ adhere
adhere
&c. 46
PARAG:Contiguity->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ contiguous
contiguous
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ touching
touching
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ in contact
in contact
&c.->N.
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ conterminous
conterminous
end to end
osculatory
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ pertingent|
pertingent|
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ tangential
tangential
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 2
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ hand to hand
hand to hand
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ close to
close to
&c.(near) 197
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ with no interval
with no interval
&c. 198

English dictionary for students. 2013.

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  • Contiguity — Con ti*gu i*ty, n. [Cf. F. contiguit[ e], LL. contiguitas.] The state of being contiguous; intimate association; nearness; proximity. [1913 Webster] The convicinity and contiguity of the two parishes. T. Warton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • contiguity — index border, contact (touching), propinquity (proximity) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • contiguity — 1640s, from Fr. contiguité from L. contiguitas, from contiguus (see CONTIGUOUS (Cf. contiguous)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • contiguity — [kän΄tə gyo͞o′ə tē] n. pl. contiguities [Fr contiguité < ML contiguitas: see CONTIGUOUS] the state of being contiguous; nearness or contact …   English World dictionary

  • Contiguity — A contiguity is a continuous mass, or a series of things in contact or proximity. In a different meaning, contiguity is the state of being contiguous.[1] The concept was first set out in the Law of Contiguity, one of Aristotle s Laws of… …   Wikipedia

  • contiguity — Exists where tracts of land touch or adjoin in a reasonably substantial physical sense, but line of demarcation between reasonableness or unreasonableness of a contiguity must be determined on the facts of each case. Belmont Fire Protection Dist …   Black's law dictionary

  • contiguity — contiguous ► ADJECTIVE 1) sharing a common border. 2) next or together in sequence. DERIVATIVES contiguity noun contiguously adverb. ORIGIN Latin contiguus touching …   English terms dictionary

  • contiguity — noun (plural ties) Date: 1612 the quality or state of being contiguous ; proximity …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • contiguity — /kon ti gyooh i tee/, n., pl. contiguities. 1. the state of being contiguous; contact or proximity. 2. a series of things in continuous connection; a continuous mass or extent. [1635 45; < LL contiguitas. See CONTIGUOUS, ITY] * * * …   Universalium

  • contiguity — noun A state in which two or more physical objects are physically touching one another or in which sections of a plane border on one another. Syn: synapse, neurons …   Wiktionary

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