HyperDic: proximity

English > 3 senses of the word proximity:
NOUNattributeproximity, propinquitythe property of being close together
locationproximitythe region close around a person or thing
cognitionproximity, law of proximitya Gestalt principle of organization holding that (other things being equal) objects or events that are near to one another (in space or time) are perceived as belonging together as a unit
proximity > pronunciation
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English > proximity: 3 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningThe property of being close together.
Synonympropinquity
Broadernearness, closenessThe spatial property resulting from a relatively small distance
Spanishpropincuidad
Catalanpropinqüitat
Adjectivesproximalsituated nearest to point of attachment or origin
English > proximity: 3 senses > noun 2, location
MeaningThe region close around a person or thing.
Narrowerpresence, frontThe immediate proximity of someone or something
Broadervicinity, locality, neighborhood, neighbourhood, neck of the woodsA surrounding or nearby region
Spanishproximidad
English > proximity: 3 senses > noun 3, cognition
MeaningA Gestalt principle of organization holding that (other things being equal) objects or events that are near to one another (in space or time) are perceived as belonging together as a unit.
Synonymlaw of proximity
BroaderGestalt law of organization, Gestalt principle of organizationA principle of Gestalt psychology that identifies factors leading to particular forms of perceptual organization

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