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con·ti·gu·i·ty

, spatial contiguity (kon'ti-gyū'i-tē),
1. Contact without actual continuity, for example, the contact of the bones entering into the formation of a cranial suture. Compare: continuity.
2. Occurrence of two or more objects, events, or mental impressions together in space (spatial contiguity) or time (temporal contiguity).
[L. contiguus, touching, fr. contingo, to touch]

con·ti·gu·i·ty

(kon'ti-gyū'i-tē)
1. Contact without structural continuity, e.g., the contact of the bones entering into the formation of a cranial suture.
Compare: continuity
2. Occurrence of two or more objects, events, or mental impressions together in space or time.
[L. contiguus, touching, fr. contingo, to touch]

con·ti·gu·i·ty

(kon'ti-gyū'i-tē)
Contact without actual continuity.
[L. contiguus, touching, fr. contingo, to touch]
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Whitehall, in addition to again arguing that state statute limits Lincoln's challenge to the contiguity requirement, is contending that contiguity merely requires significant contact with the annexing city and that there is no unique legal definition attached to the term.
And the end of which I speak is best captured for me by that term I put out there a minute ago, contiguity. This semester, I am teaching a course called "Roth, Roth, and Roth"--that's Philip, Henry, and Josef (the great elegist of the Austro-Hungarian Empire and author of The Radetzky March).
This chapter is crucial to her argument about continuity and contiguity. The numbers adhering to the old religion are few and elderly and reliant on members of the Christian community to help them carry out the rituals and associated festivities.
Formally these questions are answered by using the concepts of neighbourhood expressed in terms of distance or contiguity.
It is evident that contiguity applies along the predication-reference parameter and along the head-modifier parameter within each of the domains of predication and reference, but no real predictions can be made concerning the cases that cross-cut these two parameters.
The considered spatial weights matrices include the rook's case and queen's case contiguity weights matrices with order 1 and order 2; the k-nearest neighbor weights matrices, with k ranging from 3 to 8 neighbors; and the general distance weights matrices and the inverse-distance weights matrices with power 1 or power 2, from 0 to 100 miles at 10-mile increments based on the distance between the centroids of MCDs.
President Barack Obama that expanding settlements near Jerusalem, that Israel seeks to keep under any future peace deal, was vital for "security, national interests and is just and necessary." Yishai was visiting a hilltop known as Area E, which Israel seeks to build on to create territorial contiguity between a larger neighbouring settlement, Maaleh Adumim, and Jerusalem.
Any agreement must guarantee our territorial contiguity; leave historical sites in our hands, especially Jerusalem, as well as natural resources, especially water."
The PICK news model, shown in the diagram on page 15 of three overlapping concepts, synthesizes what we know about personalization, involvement and contiguity (or coherence) in news with minimal distractions, which we refer to as cognitive "kick-outs."
In 2003, the Department of Revenue issued its decision rejecting Sonoco's claims and stating that "intervening roads, rights-of-way, and railroad tracks do not destroy contiguity" The trial court disagreed, finding that the public road between the buildings and the plant site created a "clearly defined, intervening land area with legal boundaries demarcating the two land areas" The court thus held that the four buildings were not contiguous with the plant site and were entitled to a 6% assessment ratio.
The other great point of contiguity between Kazakhstan and Borat's candid camera America is anti-Semitism.