contiguity
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /kɒntɪˈɡjuːɪti/

Noun

contiguity

  1. A state in which two or more physical objects are physically touching one another or in which sections of a plane border on one another.
    • 1958–1960, R.S. Peters, The Concept of Motivation, Routledge & Kegan Paul (second edition), chapter i: “Types of Explanation in Psychological Theories”, page 12:
      In the mechanical conception of ‘cause’ it is…demanded that there should be spatial and temporal contiguity between the movements involved.
Synonyms
  • (state in which objects are physically touching) synapse (of neurons)
Translations


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