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Definition of "adjacency" []

  • The state of being adjacent; contiguity. (noun)
  • A thing that is adjacent. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "adjacency" in a sentence
  • "This so-called adjacency of neural inputs probably explains why some people report a sensation in their thighs when they need to have a bowel movement or feel a tingling in their toes during an orgasm."
  • "The sponsorship model is very compelling -- brands can continue to market themselves in an 'adjacency' mindset * while* gathering more explicit performance data than before about the people they reach."
  • "Channel adjacency on DirecTV and Dish Network dials will push viewers back and forth between the channels, encouraging more cross channel play and promotional opportunity."