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Ad*ja"cent (&unr_;), a. [L. adjacens, -centis, p. pr. of adjacere to lie near; ad + jac&ē;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.
Adjacent or contiguous angle. (Geom.) See Angle.
Syn. -- Adjoining; contiguous; near. -- Adjacent, Adjoining, Contiguous. Things are adjacent when they lie close each other, not necessary in actual contact; as, adjacent fields, adjacent villages, etc.
I find that all Europe with her adjacent isles is peopled with Christians. Howell.
Things are adjoining when they meet at some line or point of junction; as, adjoining farms, an adjoining highway. What is spoken of as contiguous should touch with some extent of one side or the whole of it; as, a row of contiguous buildings; a wood contiguous to a plain.
Ad*ja"cent, n. That which is adjacent. [R.] Locke.