Nonadjacent



[uh-jey-suh nt] /əˈdʒeɪ sənt/

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.
/əˈdʒeɪsənt/
adjective
1.
being near or close, esp having a common boundary; adjoining; contiguous
2.
(maths)

noun
3.
(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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