Adjacency



Also, adjacence. the state of being ; nearness.
Usually, adjacencies. things, places, etc., that are .
Radio and Television. a broadcast or announcement immediately preceding or following another.
Historical Examples

From its adjacency to the capital, the numerical proportion of persons paying tribute is larger than in any other province.
A Visit to the Philippine Islands John Bowring

I fancy that he felt that he would venture anything to escape our adjacency to the battery.
The Dark Forest Hugh Walpole

He saw at once that a small artery had been severed, and its adjacency to the jugular made it a matter of extreme danger.
The Night Riders Ridgwell Cullum

adjacency can be in respect to the past, as expressed through the practice of keeping burial records.
The Civilization of Illiteracy Mihai Nadin

Regardless of the type of adjacency, what is significant is the element that separates the immediate from the mediated.
The Civilization of Illiteracy Mihai Nadin

The adjacency of the edge of the culvert warned him of what had befallen.
The Law-Breakers Ridgwell Cullum

networking
A relationship between two network devices, e.g. routers, which are connected by one media segment so that a packet sent by one can reach the other without going through another network device. The concept of adjacency is important in the exchange of routing information.
Adjacent SNA nodes are nodes connected to a given node with no intervening nodes. In DECnet and OSI, adjacent nodes share a common segment (Ethernet, FDDI, Token Ring).
(1998-03-10)

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