to be close to or in contact with; abut on:
His property adjoins the lake.
to attach or append; affix.
to be in connection or contact:
the point where the estates adjoin.
Our homes on Long Island adjoined and I handled most of his legal affairs.
Astounding Stories of Super-Science, October, 1930 Various
There was no one in the room, but from the one which adjoined it in the rear came the murmur of voices.
The Film of Fear Arnold Fredericks
She was standing before the mercer’s booth in the chief street of the little town which adjoined her father’s castle.
The Twilight of the Gods, and Other Tales Richard Garnett
I saw my father come from his room, which also adjoined the living-room.
The Promised Land Mary Antin
Besides the farm on which he lived, he had another some miles away which adjoined a large demesne.
The Best Psychic Stories Various
It adjoined Whitefriars, and may be seen in the map to the west of Blackfriars.
The History of London Walter Besant
In the gathering dusk they could observe signs of activity about a hut that adjoined Wallas.
Tom Fairfield at Sea Allen Chapman
He left the room, and entered an elegant bed-chamber which adjoined it.
City Crimes Greenhorn
About three feet below her there was a fairly broad ledge, which adjoined a roof to the right.
Loyal to the School Angela Brazil
This, it will be noted, was the portion that adjoined the burning structure.
Ned in the Block-House Edward S. Ellis
to be next to (an area of land, etc)
(transitive) foll by to. to join; affix or attach
c.1300, “unite, ally” from Old French ajoin- stem of ajoindre “join together, unite,” from Latin adjungere “fasten on, harness, join to,” from ad- “to” (see ad-) + jungere “to bind together” (see jugular). Meaning “be contiguous with, be adjacent to” is from late 14c. Related: Adjoined; adjoining.
being in contact at some point or line; located next to another; bordering; contiguous: the adjoining room; a row of adjoining town houses. to be close to or in contact with; abut on: His property adjoins the lake. to attach or append; affix. to be in connection or contact: the point where the estates adjoin. […]
a square matrix obtained from a given square matrix and having the property that its product with the given matrix is equal to the determinant of the given matrix times the identity matrix. Also called Hermitian conjugate, transposed conjugate. the matrix obtained from a given matrix by interchanging rows and columns and by replacing each […]
- Adjoint differential equation
a differential equation obtained from a given differential equation and having the property that any solution of one equation is an integrating factor of the other.
to suspend the meeting of (a club, legislature, committee, etc.) to a future time, another place, or indefinitely: to adjourn the court. to defer or postpone to a later time: They adjourned the meeting until the following Monday. to defer or postpone (a matter) to a future meeting of the same body. to defer or […]