Adjacency (noun)

The state or condition of being next to or adjacent to something.


The word "adjacency" is derived from the latin word "adjacere" which means "to lie near".


  1. The adjacency of the two buildings made it easy to move between them.
  2. The neighborhood was safe due to the adjacency of the police station.
  3. The adjacency of the park made it easy for the children to play outside.
  4. Adjacency matrix is a useful tool in graph theory to represent relationships between nodes.
  5. The adjacency of the two towns made it easy for people to commute.
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