contiguity

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Synonyms for contiguity

the attribute of being so near as to be touching

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Inasmuch as Roth's own twenty-first-century reordering of his works as Zuckerman Books, Roth Books, Kepesh Books, Other Books, Miscellany, and Nemeses allows us to understand his entire oeuvre as forming a set of contiguities, I think the concept itself, which Miron really leaves for us to refine and extend, has particular heuristic value for teaching and reading Roth.
Thus, on a sequence of, e.g., BEBBEEBE, one will find two contiguities (events EB, are in italics).
They demonstrate that it is possible to attain a fair degree of control over the numbers of obtained response-reinforcer contiguities on a temporally based schedule that delivers periodic food reinforcement.
If, as Freud has argued, paint can "work as flesh," then the bumps and crevices created by his use of chremnitz white (a heavy, leaden pigment that gathers in large granules when spread) have been designed to arrest the eye as it takes its pleasures, just as any part of the body or its contiguities might arrest the fetishist.
Vast, disorderly, and somewhat diffuse, this complex was characterized by dualities, parallelisms, occasional intersections, marginal overlapping, hybrids, similarities within dissimilarities, mobility, changeability, occasional emergence of patterns and their eventual disappearance, randomness, and, when approximating a semblance of significant order, contiguities. The latter concept, contiguity, I believe should replace that of continuity in our search for whatever moment of tangible contacts between the many players in the drama of the modern Jewish literary complex.
In this introductory chapter "Love in the Time of Choler," she sets her primary thesis: "the difficulty of distinguishing the discourses and counterdiscourses" (4) arises from the various "contiguities chronological, ideological, and stylistic - between Petrarchism and its counterdiscourses, one of which is the replication of diacritical desire in those counterdiscourses" (12).
if a painting once was shocking, then a valuable perspective on it is provided by a commentary re-creating the shock that its once-original contiguities have lost in repetition.
The three numbers located in the upper panel for each subject record the following events on the conjunctive schedule after this first 1-s delay: The first figure indicates the number of 1-s delays, the second figure shows the number of PRPs that extended beyond the FT 10-s interval (i.e., programmed response-reinforcer contiguities), and the third figure records the number of accidental response- reinforcer contiguities (i.e., one or more responses occurring in the tenth second of the FT interval).