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adjacent side

[ə′jās·ənt ′sīd]
(mathematics)
For a given vertex of a polygon, one of the sides of the polygon that terminates at the vertex.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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