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[v] be in direct physical contact with; make contact; "The two buildings touch"; "Their hands touched"; "The wire must not contact the metal cover"; "The surfaces contact at this point"
[v] lie adjacent to another or share a boundary; "Canada adjoins the U.S."; "England marches with Scotland"


contact, meet, touch

Misc. Definitions

\Ad*join"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Adjoined}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Adjoining}.] [OE. ajoinen, OF. ajoindre, F. adjoindre, fr. L. adjungere; ad + jungere to join. See {Join}, and cf. {Adjunct}.] To join or unite to; to lie contiguous to; to be in contact with; to attach; to append. Corrections . . . should be, as remarks, adjoined by way of note. --Watts.
\Ad*join"\ ([a^]d*join"), v. i.
1. To lie or be next, or in contact; to be contiguous; as, the houses adjoin. When one man's land adjoins to another's. --Blackstone. Note: The construction with to, on, or with is obsolete or obsolescent.
2. To join one's self. [Obs.] She lightly unto him adjoined side to side. --Spenser.

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