— adjacently , adv.
/euh jay"seuhnt/ , adj.
1. lying near, close, or contiguous; adjoining; neighboring: a motel adjacent to the highway.
2. just before, after, or facing: a map on an adjacent page.
[ 1400-50; late ME adjacent- (s. of adjacens, prp. of adjacere to adjoin), equiv. to ad- AD- + jac- lie + -ent- -ENT ]
Syn. 1. abutting, juxtaposed, touching. See adjoining .
Ant . distant.