nonadjacent

adjective
non·​ad·​ja·​cent | \ ˌnän-ə-ˈjā-sᵊnt How to pronounce nonadjacent (audio) \

Definition of nonadjacent

: not adjacent: such as
a : not having a common endpoint or border nonadjacent buildings/rooms
b of two angles : not having the vertex and one side in common

First Known Use of nonadjacent

1879, in the meaning defined above

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“Nonadjacent.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nonadjacent. Accessed 3 Mar. 2021.

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