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contiguous

Adjacent or touching. Contrast with fragmentation. See contiguous file.
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Simply removing the straitjacket of contiguity opens the way to a range of creative possibilities for improving Canada's system of parliamentary representation.
Formally these questions are answered by using the concepts of neighbourhood expressed in terms of distance or contiguity.
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.
Moreover, the court held that an intervening boundary does not destroy contiguity when it is neither a barrier nor an obstruction; in this case, the court found no barrier or well-defined land area separating the buildings from the plant site.
The other great point of contiguity between Kazakhstan and Borat's candid camera America is anti-Semitism.
Information on bilateral trade, distance, contiguity, access to water, language, colonial relationships, regional trade agreements, and currency unions come, as before, from Glick and Rose (2002).
Nandan said there was agreement among the legal and technical commission members on the size and contiguity of block and areas to be relinquished in respect of sulphides, concluding that there was "very little technical work to be done.
Lesion progression is slow, with new lesions arising by contiguity with other lesions or through the lymphatic route (6, 7).
Zoning lots that abut each other with a minimum of 10 feet of contiguity can be merged to create a new zoning lot.
The disposable absorbent article comprises a generally liquid permeable liner adapted for contiguity with the wearer's skin, an outer cover and an absorbent body between the liner and outer cover for absorbing liquid body waste.