# Definition:Polygon/Adjacent/Sides

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*This page is about Adjacent Sides in the context of Polygon. For other uses, see Adjacent.*

## Definition

Two sides of a polygon that meet at the same vertex are **adjacent** to each other.

## Also known as

**Adjacent sides (in a polygon)** are also known as **consecutive sides**.

## Sources

- 1998: David Nelson:
*The Penguin Dictionary of Mathematics*(2nd ed.) ... (previous) ... (next):**consecutive sides**