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Word: contiguous

Definition: adjacent to; touching upon


Sentences Containing 'contiguous'

"The East End" is sometimes shortened as "The End", but this latter term is also applied only to Montauk, New York, the most easterly hamlet of the contiguous land mass.
After blocks of memory have been allocated and freed, the free memory may become fragmented (discontinuous) so that the largest contiguous block of free memory may be much smaller than the total amount.
All elevations in the 48 states of the contiguous United States include an elevation adjustment from the National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929 (NGVD 29) to the North American Vertical Datum of 1988 (NAVD 88).
Although the Farm Hills and Boothroyd Drive are contiguous, the Meanwood Road divides the older and new estates and represents a political and postal boundary.
An eclipse of comparable length (up to 3 minutes 8 seconds) occurred over the contiguous United States on March 7, 1970 along the southeast US coast, from Florida to Virginia.
Christian terrorism has appeared in various contiguous states in North-East India.
For example, the southeast corner, while part of the Center aka First Fire Taxation District, is not contiguous to the central business district. Demographics.
Garston is a village in Hertfordshire, England, more or less contiguous with Watford and now, despite retaining a local identity, is effectively a suburb.
He has already dug up all the garden two or three times to find the famous spring, and, being unsuccessful, he will soon purchase all the contiguous houses.
If contiguous urban areas are considered, Sydney's population was 3,641,421 persons.
In 1816, Melish published an important map, "Map of the United States with the contiguous British and Spanish Possessions", which depicted the United States from the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific Ocean, thus implicitly staking a larger claim for the US than existed at that time.
In 2008, the NOAA announced that it expected to have the 114 contiguous US sites online that summer.
In the north there is a contiguous forest area of 80 km², serving as recreation area for the population of the Bavarian capital. The forest consists of three separate unincorporated areas, "Anzinger Forst", "Ebersberger Forst", and "Eglhartinger Forst".
In the south, towards the Slovenian border, it is contiguous with the Poßruck mountain range.
It has been hypothesized that option contracts could help allow free market roads to be constructed without resorting to eminent domain, as the road company could make option contracts with many landowners, and eventually consummate the purchase of parcels comprising the contiguous route needed to build the road.
It is an important link between several contiguous protected areas forming the Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve, the largest protected forest area in India.
It is contiguous with the southeast of Altrincham, about southwest of the city of Manchester.
It is home to over 50 million people, and Metropolitan Statistical Areas are contiguous from Washington to Boston.
It is located in the "Shaked bloc", meant to ensure contiguous Israeli presence between the strategic Highway 65 and Palestinian population centres.
It was a regional airline for Pan American World Airways, connecting the international airline to points within the contiguous 48 states.
Let all the different shades of that colour, except that single one, be placed before him, descending gradually from the deepest to the lightest; it is plain that he will perceive a blank, where that shade is wanting, and will be sensible that there is a greater distance in that place between the contiguous colours than in any other.
Much damage to Palestinian olive groves contiguous to the settlement has taken place in 2012, but the culprits are unknown.
Now there is contiguous development along the full length of the coastline.
Seattle is also referred to informally as the "Gateway to Alaska" for being the nearest city in the contiguous US from Alaska, "Rain City" for its frequent cloudy rainy weather, and "Jet City" from the local influence of Boeing.
Sector numbers form a contiguous sequence starting at the first session, and continue over added sessions and their gaps.
Sites of interest. Ypsilanti has the second largest contiguous historic district in the state of Michigan, behind only the much larger city of Grand Rapids.
Surrounding areas, including the non-contiguous Fall Creek unit, were logged extensively in the mid-to-late 1800s for lumber and as fuel for the many lime kilns that used to operate in the area, such as the ones preserved at nearby Cowell Lime Works.
The baroness returned to the hotel with as much caution as Eugenie used in leaving it; she ran lightly up stairs, and with an aching heart entered her apartment, contiguous, as we know, to that of Eugenie.
The contiguity matrix is an array that has a value of one in the position (i, j) whenever the spatial unit j is contiguous to the unit i. For convenience that matrix is standardized in such a way that the rows sum to one by dividing each value by the row sum of the original matrix.
The contiguous range has three extensions; a southerly extension from southern Peru into central Bolivia; it is about 2000 km long and 400 km wide, and in Bolivia covers the upper reaches of tributary rivers to the northeast flowing Madeira River.
The expansion of interspecies selection and intraspecies selection is a driving force behind species fission: the separation of a single contiguous species into multiple non-contiguous variants.
The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to Wallis and Futuna: The Territory of the Wallis and Futuna Islands ( or "Territoire des îles Wallis-et-Futuna", Fakauvea and Fakafutuna: "Uvea mo Futuna") is a French island territory in Polynesia (but not part of, or even contiguous with, French Polynesia) in the South Pacific Ocean between Fiji and Samoa.
The Homerus swallowtail was relatively common in the 1930s and its range used to be contiguous, but it has now retracted to a main population in the Blue and John Crow Mountains in eastern Jamaica, and a tiny population, estimated at less than 50 adults, in Cockpit Country in the west of the island.
The MAX Memory is a 128 Mb dongle by Datel that contains up to 2043 blocks of data - the largest amount of contiguous space compatible with the GameCube.
The palace is contiguous with Warsaw's Royal Castle, and down a slope from the Castle Square and Old Town.
The park includes a non-contiguous extension in the Fall Creek area north of Felton.
The project lies to the west of the Guerrero Gold Belt and is contiguous with the Aurea Norte project to the north.
The River Tyrranulet is found in the Amazon Basin along four major river wildlife corridors; also two rivers in Venezuela, including the lower Orinoco. The river corridors are mostly contiguous stretches, about 100 to 150 km in width.
The thinking on any object readily transports the mind to what is contiguous; but it is only the actual presence of an object, that transports it with a superior vivacity.
The two streets of homes are contiguous and "make an intact neighborhood that has remained unchanged for more than 70 years...
The Unified Emulator Format models software on "cassette" as a contiguous sequence of segments, which may be carrier tones, the modulated asynchronous signals of ordinary data blocks, "security cycles" (modulated synchronous signals, said to be an "identification feature") or "gaps" where no recognised signal is present.
The US Army levelled Longbird Island, and smaller islands at the north of Castle Harbour, infilling waterways and part of the harbour to make a land-mass contiguous with St.
The village is contiguous with the smaller Shalmsford Street to the west, and was until recently the location of St Augustine's Mental Hospital, formerly known as the East Kent Lunatic Asylum.
The western slopes are the wettest place in the 48 contiguous states.
Their choices are limited by requirements of LB 1024 that each new district consist of contiguous high school attendance areas and include either two or three of the seven existing high schools.
They are not contiguous as Dushanzi District is located south of the Lanxin Railway and forms an exclave, separated from the rest of Karamay City by Kuytun City.
Though most of the redwoods are second growth, the adjacent Humboldt Redwoods State Park has nearly of old growth and includes Rockefeller Forest, the largest contiguous stand of old growth redwoods in the world.
Visibility in the Page/ Glen Canyon area averages 3.5 deciviews above natural background conditions, within less than one deciview of the best visibility listed in the contiguous U.S.
where the house stands like a fungus in a muckheap, chambers for men horses, oxen, and swine, cleansed and uncleansed, all contiguous to one another!
With virtual memory, a contiguous range of virtual addresses can be mapped to several non-contiguous blocks of physical memory.
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