Meaning of PROXIMITY in English

PROXIMITY

n. nearness in space, time, etc. (sat in close proximity to them). proximity fuse an electronic device causing a projectile to explode when near its target. proximity of blood kinship.

[ ME f. F proximité or L proximitas (as PROXIMAL) ]

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