adjacent vs adjoining

adjacent adjoining


  • 1) Something that lies next to something else, especially the side of a right triangle that is neither the hypotenuse nor the opposite.
  • 2) rare That which is adjacent.
  • 3) In logic, a predicate.
  • 4) That which is next or contiguous; an abutting neighbor.
  • 5) Just before, after, or facing.
  • 6) Lying next to, close, or contiguous; neighboring; bordering on.
  • 7) Next to; adjoining.
  • 8) Close to; lying near.
  • 9) (Geom.) See Angle.
  • 10) Lying near, close, or contiguous; neighboring; bordering on.
  • 11) near or close to but not necessarily touching
  • 12) Lying near, close, or contiguous; adjoining; neighboring: as, a field adjacent to the highway.
  • 13) US Next to; adjacent to; beside.


  • 1) Being in contact at some point or line; joining to; contiguous; bordering: an adjoining room.
  • 2) Neighboring; contiguous.
  • 3) Joining to; contiguous; adjacent.
  • 4) Present participle of adjoin.


  • 1) She was answered by two passengers in adjacent seats.
  • 2) We habitually book a whole row of three plus the adjacent one across the aisle.
  • 3) There were two couples at an adjacent table.
  • 4) Carbon monoxide leaked through gaps above the false ceiling between the boiler room and their adjacent bedroom.
  • 5) He does not look my way as he positions himself between two blue poles adjacent to me.
  • 6) Secure storage capacity has to be enhanced and an adjacent building is to become a new exhibition space.
  • 7) Equipment is often housed in the backs of motor vans or across the street in an adjacent building.
  • 8) They are assigned to a parking lot adjacent to the stadium and are allowed its use free of charge.
  • 9) Would it not be logical for him to enable these schools to share their facilities with pupils in adjacent areas?
  • 10) Cafe area clean with adjacent bar.
  • 11) One Russian family has two adjacent houses.
  • 12) There is planning consent for a swimming pool, guest house and tennis court on the adjacent land.
  • 13) A church owns a house adjacent to its parking lot.
  • 14) He went crashing into the wire fence of an adjacent building site, but he did not go down.
  • 15) The two tables were adjacent.
  • 16) The teams are adjacent in the table, either side of the line that two months hence will distinguish the safe from the sunk.
  • 17) The boxers are busy changing into red or blue strips in an adjacent room, in which they will be based until their time comes.
  • 18) Previously, the occupants of our three adjacent houses had got on exceptionally well for 15 years.
  • 19) If the food is thicker, heat spreads to adjacent areas, both during and after cooking.
  • 20) It's a bumpy drive down the old farm track, but the farmer will let you park in the adjacent field.
  • 21) Other offences considered more serious include parking more than 50cm from the kerb, parking adjacent to a dropped kerb and stopping outside a school.
  • 22) To an economist or strategic planner, a city represents an area of dominant influence over markets in adjacent areas.
  • 23) There were two workshops in adjacent rooms that had a big topic overlap: SE Foundations for End-user programming (SEE-UP) and Software Engineering for Computational Science and Engineering (SECSE, pronounced “sexy”).
  • 24) "It is not a snooty place to live," said Louis Andors, an agent with Keller Williams who lives in adjacent Aurora Hills.
  • 25) Two Models for Business Extensions a. Backwards from Customer Needs taking feedback from customers and evolving the offerings or adding new products in adjacent markets … i.e. Kindle
  • 26) The authorities did not enter the village and carried out their survey in adjacent Gobindpur village.
  • 27) While these pockets of windmills will not allow hunting, they will allow wildlife to thrive in adjacent areas.
  • 28) Los Indios is a very easy crossing point, with the immigration and aduana in adjacent buildings and with copy machines available and with no lines whatsoever.
  • 29) ‘Clive and his friends brought the equipment down from their second floor apartment and set up in the room adjacent to the rec room.’
  • 30) ‘The first morning I stopped abruptly when I heard a squealing pack of rats in a room adjacent to ours.’
  • 31) ‘The filling station adjacent to the show rooms will not be disturbed during the building works.’
  • 32) ‘He kept the prototype in the laundry room, which was adjacent to my bedroom in the basement.’
  • 33) ‘We went to a room adjacent to the main hall, and as we walked in, a detainee was led out with fresh blood around his nose.’
  • 34) ‘Walking in further she found the bathroom was adjacent to the dressing room.’
  • 35) ‘Doors zipping up and down, the ship appeared to only have one deck, and each room was adjacent to the other.’
  • 36) ‘This maneuver served only to strengthen our resolve and we booked a meeting room in a hotel adjacent to the convention site.’
  • 37) ‘Attached to the bedroom was a small comfy washroom, and adjacent to the living room was a kitchen.’
  • 38) ‘The new pergola is adjacent to the dining room and is easily accessible through French doors.’
  • 39) ‘The blond man's study, he was vexed to learn, was locked, but the room adjacent to it was not.’
  • 40) ‘Finding the public quarters, Viridian and David enter an empty room adjacent to it.’
  • 41) ‘He pulled me into the other bathroom, adjacent to Joel's room and locked both doors.’
  • 42) ‘They invite you to get up and visit the wine room adjacent to the dining room.’
  • 43) ‘He nodded and slipped back into the bathroom adjacent to his room, presumably to spit.’
  • 44) ‘He walked towards the cave exit, which was directly adjacent to the room in which he had slept.’
  • 45) ‘She stayed in her room on the first floor or in her office adjacent to her room.’
  • 46) ‘The nurse who had just walked in to access the equipment room adjacent to the waiting room sensed the tension.’
  • 47) ‘She turned and saw that there were doors that were adjacent to the room next door.’
  • 48) ‘The accommodation is competed by a self-contained unit adjacent to the dining room.’


  • 1) Now, though, he sat on the other side of a desk from me in a bare room adjoining the cell block.
  • 2) It has four bedrooms (one with an adjoining dressing room ) and two sitting rooms and a utility room with adjoining laundry room.
  • 3) The new plans won approval after the couple agreed to build closer to the adjoining property.
  • 4) The string was alleged to be a trespass on the adjoining land.
  • 5) We want to stay in family rooms together or adjoining rooms.
  • 6) The had lived in an adjoining house until a year ago.
  • 7) It was able to go ahead after the adjoining property was pulled down.
  • 8) The owners are keeping some adjoining outbuildings and land to live in themselves.
  • 9) Three young people in an adjoining room barely batted an eyelid at the drama.
  • 10) More mail was found in the loft of an adjoining house.
  • 11) Her parents live on an adjoining property.
  • 12) It was on land adjoining a house under renovation.
  • 13) This is based on the family sharing adjoining rooms.
  • 14) They got ready together in adjoining rooms.
  • 15) The aunt and niece seemed both escaping into the adjoining room.
  • 16) Holidaymakers in adjoining rooms told police that they heard a ferocious argument.
  • 17) Aides listened in adjoining rooms and simultaneous translators coped with the multitude of languages.
  • 18) Then they were taken to an adjoining room where they found a row of cubicles with glass fronts and sides.
  • 19) Within weeks after our retreat, property adjoining the present church suddenly became available.
  • 20) The adjoining house has had its windows boarded up and stands deserted, its future uncertain.
  • 21) It is not clear if an adjoining property will have to go, too.
  • 22) THE adjoining houses now came into their own.
  • 23) His new home is one of three adjoining houses built in 1847 by a sea captain for his three daughters.
  • 24) Q my neighbour and i live in houses with adjoining balconies that are supported from a common boundary wall.
  • 25) The right of an adjoining property owner to access the highway was one of a bundle of rights that ownership of a particular property carried with it.
  • 26) I remember teaching two classes (in adjoining classrooms) simultaneously – timing the group work so I could whip next door and do a bit of whole-class stuff, and then out again.
  • 27) Every time she was photographed emanations from inside her breasts would impact the film surface which could be detected and decoded later off the published page by men in adjoining bathroom stalls at Area 51.
  • 28) Mr. O'Mara, who has known Justice Scudder for 35 years since the two were prosecutors in adjoining counties, said that Justice Scudder is the leading candidate because of "his excellent reputation on the bench."
  • 29) (Incidentally, there is substantial attention given in adjoining passages for the hospitable and humane treatment even of foreigners.)
  • 30) His latest mendacious billboard blames lax gun laws in adjoining states for Boston's inner city murder rate.
  • 31) (BILLY waves to various people in adjoining stalls.)
  • 32) This migration of natives to the cities, applies not only to residents of the Union, but also to those living in adjoining territories; obviously they are attracted to these cities by high wages and better working conditions in factories, etc.
  • 33) A provision was incorporated permitting certain adjoining counties to come in, if they desire, by the vote of a majority of their people.
  • 34) If they do not have the guts to stand up for themselves and protest or resign then they are just like the concentration camp guards of WWII, just following orders and with the excuse of their wives’ in adjoining villages to the death camps who claimed not to know what was going on.
  • 35) In Miquilena’s small apartment, the two men could hear each other’s breathing as they slept in adjoining rooms.
  • 36) ‘The university subsequently expanded the Belfield Campus portfolio to include adjoining properties.’
  • 37) ‘His remains were removed to the Church of the Assumption in Templeorum, followed by burial in the adjoining cemetery.’
  • 38) ‘All too soon you will be shepherded into an adjoining area for the actual tasting.’
  • 39) ‘Following Requiem Mass burial took place in the adjoining cemetery the next day.’
  • 40) ‘We will now be able to sell the remaining part of the adjoining block to recoup some of our costs.’
  • 41) ‘Some live in restricted areas in the West Bank, some in adjoining Arab countries, some in the United States.’
  • 42) ‘The planned development in Lowndes Square is currently two adjoining townhouses, which were split into nine separate apartments in 1998.’
  • 43) ‘The plant has a rural location with an adjoining farm which is also owned by the business.’
  • 44) ‘The Grotto of St Paul, below the adjoining Chapel of St Publius, is the main point of interest.’
  • 45) ‘She chased the spider from its web onto adjoining vegetation to which the lead threads of the web were attached.’
  • 46) ‘Demolition will start next week on an adjoining building, with some initial work starting at the same time.’
  • 47) ‘The old house was moved to an adjoining lot on Walnut Street, just around the corner from its original location.’
  • 48) ‘Interment took place in the adjoining cemetery, following Requiem Mass at 2 pm on Wednesday, January 26.’
  • 49) ‘No adjoining land is available for the station expansion.’
  • 50) ‘This variety of riverine habitat supports a different range of species, which greatly add to the value of the adjoining meadows.’
  • 51) ‘It is fitted with traditional pine presses with further storage available in the adjoining utility room.’
  • 52) ‘The judgment was ambiguous over the adjoining 1.8 square mile plot, opening the way for both sides to claim it.’
  • 53) ‘Between them they gave a clear succinct presentation of how our and adjoining communities see the way forward.’

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