**adjacent angles** — n. two angles having the same vertex and a side in common … English World dictionary

**adjacent angles** — Geom. two angles having the same vertex and having a common side between them. * * * … Universalium

**adjacent angles** — UK / US noun [plural] maths two angles that are formed when one angle is divided into two parts by a straight line … English dictionary

**adjacent angles** — adja′cent an′gles n. pl. math. two angles having the same vertex and having a common side between them … From formal English to slang

**adjacent** — adjacent, adjoining An adjacent property is normally one that is nearby without necessarily touching the one being considered in relation to it. Similarly, adjacent angles in a triangle are separated by the length of one side of the triangle, an… … Modern English usage

**adjacent** — [ə jā′sənt] adj. [L adjacens, prp. of adjacere, to lie near < ad , to + jacere, to lie, throw: see JET1] near or close (to something); adjoining adjacently adv. SYN. ADJACENT things may or may not be in actual contact with each other, but they … English World dictionary

**Adjacent angle** — File:Adjacent angles.svg In the illustration, angles A and B are adjacent. In geometry, adjacent angles, often shortened as adj. ∠s, are angles that have a common ray coming out of the vertex going between two other rays. In other words, they are … Wikipedia

**adjacent** — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. adjoining, near, close by, next to; touching, bordering, contiguous, neighboring. See contact. Ant., distant, remote, detached. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. nearby, neighboring, adjoining, contiguous … English dictionary for students

**adjacent** — adjective adjacent angles a patio adjacent to the greenhouse Syn: adjoining, neighboring, next door, abutting, contiguous, proximate; (adjacent to) close to, near, next to, by, by the side of, bordering on, beside, alongside … Thesaurus of popular words

**adjacent** — adjacent, ente [ adʒasɑ̃, ɑ̃t ] adj. • 1314; lat. adjacens, de adjacere « être situé auprès » 1 ♦ Contigu, voisin. ⇒ attenant, proche. Terrain adjacent à un bois. « Qui sortant des maisons, qui des petites rues adjacentes » (Hugo). 2 ♦ (1751)… … Encyclopédie Universelle