Associations to the word «Proximity»


PROXIMITY, noun. Closeness; the state of being near as in space, time, or relationship.
PROXIMITY FUSE, noun. A fuse that is designed to detonate an explosive automatically when close enough to the target to destroy it.
PROXIMITY FUSES, noun. Plural of proximity fuse
PROXIMITY FUZE, noun. Alternative spelling of fuse
PROXIMITY FUZES, noun. Plural of proximity fuze
PROXIMITY MINE, noun. (weapons) A mine with a proximity fuse.
PROXIMITY MINES, noun. Plural of proximity mine

Dictionary definition

PROXIMITY, noun. The property of being close together.
PROXIMITY, noun. The region close around a person or thing.
PROXIMITY, noun. A 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.

Wise words

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Blaise Pascal