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
A South Shore representative at the meeting said that the railroad plans to build the Main Street parking lot adjacent to the station.
The stadium is being built adjacent to the site of White Hart Lane in north London, where Spurs played home matches for more than a century.
Rainey’s shower was different than all the others in that it was attached by a hose to a sink in an adjacent mop closet.
The Roundhouse and adjacent rail yard were named for the company’s recently deceased president, William Finley.
Manchester is slowly returning to normal, though dozens of people remain hospitalized and the damaged arena and adjacent Victoria train station remain closed.
Developers unveil plans for a six-year, $1 billion-plus redevelopment of Union Station and adjacent land on May 25, 2017.
The blast killed two Islamic State snipers and 105 civilians, including four in an adjacent house in western Mosul’s al-Jadida district, the summary said.
But when Silver went to Walmart to pay her March rent with her WIPS card, the money mistakenly ended up not in the account for Dutch Village but the one for Kushner Companies’ adjacent complex, Pleasantview.
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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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