nonadjacent


nonadjacent

adjective

  1. lying near, close, or contiguous; adjoining; neighboring: a motel adjacent to the highway.
  2. just before, after, or facing: a map on an adjacent page.
  3. (used in combination)
    1. related or very close to a specified topic, activity, etc.: While the comment was not outright racist, it was racist-adjacent.
    2. supporting or being an ally of a group or subculture without being a part of it: She describes herself as queer-adjacent.
    3. 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?

adjective

  1. being near or close, esp having a common boundary; adjoining; contiguous
  2. maths
    1. (of a pair of vertices in a graph) joined by a common edge
    2. (of a pair of edges in a graph) meeting at a common vertex

noun

  1. geometry the side lying between a specified angle and a right angle in a right-angled triangle

adj.early 15c., from Latin adiacentem (nominative adiacens) “lying at,” present participle of adiacere “lie at, border upon, lie near,” from ad- “to” (see ad-) + iacere “to lie, rest,” literally “to throw” (see jet (v.)), with notion of “to cast (oneself) down.”

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