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- n. The state or quality of being contiguous.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A state of contact; close union of surfaces or borders.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the attribute of being so near as to be touching
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The Court majority offers the muddy suggestion that racial gerrymandering will pass muster if the resulting districts are not too aggressively indifferent to "compactness, contiguousness, geographical boundaries, or political subdivisions."
While I was reading this, I realized I was jarred by the contiguousness of two images in my mind.
HOLMES: It's the continuum of infectivity that talks about the contiguousness with such a ...
The bottom line is the doctors here at this hospital have been saying since Thursday, when he arrived, that he's always been showing very, very low levels -- in fact, that's their quote, "very, very low levels" of contiguousness with this infection.
That's one of things they're trying to figure out, if this news of the contiguousness or the lack of contiguousness, and the federally ordered quarantine order being lifted over the weekend, if that will allow him to leave the room he has been in since he arrived here Thursday morning -- T.J. HOLMES: All right, Ed. And I want to make sure we got the language there that they released.
He said look, there's a continuum of contiguousness.
His level of contiguousness is very, very low, but it is not zero.
Again, his doctor made it very clear, his level of contiguousness is very, very low but it is not zero.
And I just became convinced that, you know, whenever we talk about the concept of contiguousness we only ever talk about viruses but, in fact, all kinds of things are contagious and follow the rules of epidemics from, you know, song lyrics to behavior to just sort of hot fashion trends.
"Dat suttinly am a most inconsequential mannah in which to project a transmigatory object in contiguousness to mah predistination."