Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The state of being adjacent; contiguity.
  • noun A thing that is adjacent.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The state of being adjacent, or of lying close or contiguous; proximity or near neighborhood: as, the adjacency of lands or buildings.
  • noun That which is adjacent.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun uncountable The quality of being adjacent, or near enough so as to touch.
  • noun countable A relationship of being adjacent to something.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the attribute of being so near as to be touching

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Examples

  • This so-called adjacency of neural inputs probably explains why some people report a sensation in their thighs when they need to have a bowel movement or feel a tingling in their toes during an orgasm.

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  • The sponsorship model is very compelling -- brands can continue to market themselves in an 'adjacency' mindset * while* gathering more explicit performance data than before about the people they reach.

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  • Instead, Tremor focuses on selling reach, frequency and engagement, while premium sites sell brand adjacency, custom ideas and a permanent position to advertisers, Krebs said during a discussion on whether ad networks and exchanges potentially commoditize video ad pricing.

    Andy Plesser: World's Biggest Online Video Ad Network Moves to Cost-Per-Engagement Pricing Model

  • Instead, Tremor focuses on selling reach, frequency and engagement, while premium sites sell brand adjacency, custom ideas and a permanent position to advertisers, Krebs said during a discussion on whether ad networks and exchanges potentially commoditize video ad pricing.

    Andy Plesser: World's Biggest Online Video Ad Network Moves to Cost-Per-Engagement Pricing Model

  • The thought of sleighing cheered him for a moment, until, now on the outskirts of the village, he was sanitarily perturbed by the adjacency of dwelling houses and barns.

    THE PRODIGAL FATHER

  • Channel adjacency on DirecTV and Dish Network dials will push viewers back and forth between the channels, encouraging more cross channel play and promotional opportunity.

    Food Network Sibling, Cooking Channel, Launches Today « Art & Business of Motion

  • On the other hand, if a capability adjacency checks out, go for it.

    The Kind Of M&A To Do Right Now

  • Magazines are, above all, packages for diverse kinds of content: features, celebrity profiles, reader service, fashion, charticles — and, of course, glossy ads whose value to marketers derives from their adjacency to high-grade consumer porn.

    Tablets From Above

  • As implied in the inscription above the threshold, these traditions remained distinct for the Urbino court yet reconciled by the image of Augustine's City of God. 24 The "use" of the Cappella del Perdono and Tempietto delle Muse is thus highly symbolic; their adjacency enables, architectonically, a resolution of forms of wisdom that were widely regarded as contradictory.

    Architecture and Memory: The Renaissance Studioli of Federico da Montefeltro

  • Magazines are, above all, packages for diverse kinds of content: features, celebrity profiles, reader service, fashion, charticles — and, of course, glossy ads whose value to marketers derives from their adjacency to high-grade consumer porn.

    Tablets From Above

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