proximity

5 ENTRIES FOUND:

prox·im·i·ty

noun \präk-ˈsi-mə-tē\

: the state of being near

Full Definition of PROXIMITY

:  the quality or state of being proximate :  closeness

Examples of PROXIMITY

  1. <the proximity of the curtains to the fireplace was a cause of concern for the safety inspector>

Origin of PROXIMITY

Middle French proximité, from Latin proximitat-, proximitas, from proximus
First Known Use: 15th century

Rhymes with PROXIMITY

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