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contiguous

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcontiguouscon‧tig‧u‧ous /kənˈtɪɡjuəs/ adjective formal  NEXT TOnext to something, or next to each other America’s 48 contiguous statescontiguously adverbcontiguity /ˌkɒntəˈɡjuːəti $ ˌkɑːn-/ noun [uncountable]
Examples from the Corpus
contiguousThe dorsal arm plates are slightly bell shaped or fan shaped, they approach but are not quite contiguous.The dorsal arm plates are triangular to fan shaped; the first 2-3 dorsal arm plates may be contiguous.The dorsal arm plates are wider than long, rectangular and contiguous.The ventral arm plates are not contiguous.The ventral arm plates are pentagonal with the distal edge rounded and contiguous at least proximally.The ventral arm plates are pentagonal with a wide distal edge, and contiguous on proximal arm segments.Cattle are contiguous only for want of similarity, racehorses similar only for want of contiguity.The dorsal arm plates are fan shaped to rounded triangular and contiguous proximally.
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