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Next to, actually touching, at something greater than a point. The identification of contiguous parcels is important in the following circumstances:

• In adverse possession, a party in actual possession of property that has a defective deed is considered in constructive possession of the remainder of the parcel, but not of contiguous parcels, even if described in the same deed.
• Bankrupt debtors may claim homestead rights in contiguous parcels of land and are not limited to the single parcel on which their home sits, assuming other legal requirements are met.
• Under the Uniform Land Security Interest Act (model legislation not necessarily passed by all states) a mortgage lender's after acquired property clause is unenforceable except as to contiguous property.

Parcel C is contiguous to parcels A and D,but only adjacent to parcels B and E. But, in some jurisdictions, if the corners of the properties touch, this is sufficient to make the properties “contiguous.”

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The most popular way of representing a type of contiguity or adjacency is the use of the binary contiguity [Cliff and Ord (1973, 1981)] expressed in a spatial weight matrix (W).
Ten years of research with college students who grew up multitasking with video games and learning from multimedia shows that paying attention to contiguity can generate more interest in and comprehension of content on the part of younger readers, regardless of whether the news is produced by a professional journalist or your neighbor down the street.
Only the negative coefficient on the contiguity dummy of PCS is not as expected, although it is not statistically different from zero.
Two major factors contributing to genomic sequence quality are per-base accuracy and contiguity of the assembly.
The variables noted were (a) the fixed time (FT) component in which a fixed period of time must elapse before reinforcement is made available; (b) the single response contingency (FR 1) where one response after the FT component has elapsed is necessary to produce reinforcement; (c) the time from the reinforcer presentation to the location of the next response- dependency; and (d) response-reinforcer contiguity where the first response after the FT component has elapsed produces immediate reinforcer delivery.
Each pause in the creative contiguity forms a pattern.
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First, it alters our notion of context by replacing the physical contiguity among the texts present in one object (a book, a journal, a newspaper) with their position and their distribution in the logical architectures that govern data bases, electronic files and the retrieval of systems and key words that make it possible to access information.
In the following tableau, candidate (26c) is the winner because it simplifies as much marked syllable structure as possible without disturbing the contiguity of the melodic string.
Screenwriter Jacques Fieschi (Nelly et Monsieur Arnaud) has updated Mishima's post-World War II Japanese milieu to 1990s Paris, and the result suggests reams about the contiguity of experience between gay men and straight women.
Although periodic reinforcement is assured in this arrangement, periodic response-reinforcer contiguity is not guaranteed.
It works through three primary laws originally laid down by the ancient Greeks: contiguity, similarity, and contrast.