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(something)-adjacent

Close to or sharing some characteristics or values with the stated quality or thing without actually being it or fully encompassing it. Calling allies "gay-adjacent" is usually meant as a compliment. Do they realize that calling the headmaster's remarks "racist-adjacent" does not make them suddenly OK?
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The gap element stiffness was selected to be [10.sup.2] times larger than the stiffness of adjacent attached element.
Different kinds of defects are formed according to the adjacent amount of microgrooves.
Notice that e and e' do not have a common endpoint, because otherwise there would be a vertex in [G.sup.*], say x, such that it is adjacent to every vertex in {u,v,w,z}.
Notice that e and e' do not have a common endpoint, because otherwise there would be a vertex in G*, say x, such that it is adjacent to every vertex in {u,v,w,z}.
[5] A proper total k-coloring of G is a mapping [pi]: V(G) [union] E(G) [right arrow] {1, 2, ..., k} such that two adjacent elements of V(G) [union] E(G) are assigned distinct colors, and the incident elements are dyed different colors.
* T Sharif, formation of car park (conservation area), land adjacent to 14 Common Road, Birkby.
Major range extensions are discussed first, followed by Palo Pinto County records that have been reported from adjacent counties.
In small follow-up studies, there was no statistically significant increase in adjacent fractures with vertebroplasty.
From a design standpoint, placing the medical building adjacent to Notre Dame's main campus entrance meant its characteristic gothic architecture would have to be respected.
Adjacent level degeneration, following cervical, lumbar, and lumbosacral fusions, has been well documented in recent literature, yet there remains considerable controversy as to when adjacent level radiographic degeneration becomes clinically relevant.
AEG, one of the leading sports and entertainment presenters in the world, and Advance Realty Group, the master developer of Harrison MetroCentre, have launched a unique integrated marketing program, "From the Streets to the Seats," offering potential corporate partners branding exclusivity in both the stadium and in the adjacent Harrison MetroCentre retail space leading directly to the stadium.
It has access to an adjacent lounge that offers the comforts of cushioned sofas and loveseats near a fireplace.
Recall that the opposite, adjacent, and hypotenuse are lengths of specific sides of the triangle.
Built on land adjacent to their grandparents' home, opportunistically purchased when put on the market, the house is simple in form; a 16.2m X 4.6m X 3.5m high timber box.