noncontiguous


noncontiguous

adjective

  1. touching; in contact.
  2. in close proximity without actually touching; near.
  3. adjacent in time: contiguous events.

adjective

  1. touching along the side or boundary; in contact
  2. physically adjacent; neighbouring
  3. preceding or following in time

adj.1610s, from Latin contiguus “near, touching, bordering upon,” from root of contingere “to touch upon” (see contact). Earlier form, now obsolete, was contiguate (mid-15c.). adj.

  1. Sharing an edge or boundary; touching.
  2. Neighboring; adjacent.

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