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proximity


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Proximity  \Prox*im"i*ty\,  n.  [L.  proximitas:  cf  F.  proximit['e] 
  See  {Proximate},  and  cf  {Propinquity},  {Approach}.] 
  The  quality  or  state  of  being  next  in  time,  place  causation, 
  influence,  etc.;  immediate  nearness,  either  in  place  blood, 
  or  alliance. 
 
  If  he  plead  proximity  of  blood  That  empty  title  is  with 
  ease  withstood.  --Dryden. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  proximity 
  n  1:  the  property  of  being  close  together  [syn:  {propinquity}] 
  2:  the  region  close  around  a  person  or  thing 




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