Examples of adjacent in a Sentence
The Harrimans owned two large adjacent houses on N Street, one for themselves and one for Averell Harriman's pictures. —Larry McMurtry, New York Times Review of Books, 23 Oct. 2003
Hearing unexpected chords was linked to magnetic activity in a left-brain region known as Broca's area and in adjacent right-brain tissue. —Bruce Bower, Science News, 5 May 2001
The hallways, especially those adjacent to the satellite phone, were crowded with journalists, avid to cover the Taliban takeover … —Michael Ignatieff, New Yorker, 24 Mar. 1997
Digging further in that spot and five adjacent areas, they retrieved 19 skulls, five eggs, over 150 jaws and hundreds of teeth, limbs and bone bits. —Natalie Angier, Time, 8 Oct. 1984
their house is adjacent to a wooded park
Recent Examples of adjacent from the Web
The area was adjacent to a closed beach where a mother monk seal was nursing her pup.
The church has about $200,000 toward its building wish list after last year's purchase of an adjacent residence to add to the church's property footprint, Trufan said.
Adjacent to the main building will be a companion, three-level structure with 60,000 square feet of space on each level.
So much of our princess-adjacent fantasies were shaped by Cinderella's iconic glass slippers.
Parking: Available in adjacent lot Hours: 4-9 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday; 4-9:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday; Full bar, 4-11 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday; Closed Sunday and Monday.
Filming actually occurred at the Pink Motel, which sits adjacent to Cadillac Jack’s in Sun Valley.
The other baby kangaroos stay out of the limelight in the house adjacent to the gallery.
Members of the public can spend an entire day unwinding at Rancho La Puerta, the legendary 3,000-acre rustic wellness retreat in Tecate, or even just grab a bite to eat at a new Mexican cafe adjacent to its organic farm and cooking school.
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Origin and Etymology of adjacent
Synonym Discussion of adjacent
ADJACENT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of adjacent for English Language Learners
: close or near : sharing a border, wall, or point
ADJACENT Defined for Kids
Definition of adjacent for Students
: next to or near something My sister sleeps in the adjacent room.
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