The definition of adjacent is next to or nearby.(adjective)
An example of adjacent is two houses that are next to one another.
See adjacent in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: L adjacens, prp. of adjacere, to lie near < ad-, to + jacere, to lie, throw: see jet
See adjacent in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English
Origin: , from Latin adiacēns, adiacent-
Origin: , present participle of adiacēre, to lie near
Origin: : ad-, ad-
Origin: + iacēre, to lie; see yē- in Indo-European roots.
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