Definition: Two vertices of a graph are adjacent if there is an edge between them. Two edges of a graph are adjacent if they connect the same vertex.
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Note: The "adjacent" relation is symmetric, but not (necessarily) reflexive or transitive.
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Paul E. Black, "adjacent", in Dictionary of Algorithms and Data Structures [online], Paul E. Black, ed., U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology. 4 November 2004. (accessed TODAY) Available from: http://www.nist.gov/dads/HTML/adjacent.html