Neighborhood

Noun

  • Close proximity, nearby area; particularly, close proximity to one's home.

    "He lives in my neighborhood."

  • An approximate amount.

    "He must be making in the neighborhood of $200,000 per year."

  • (topology) An open set which contains the point in question.
  • (topology) A set containing an open set which contains point in question.
  • (chiefly obsolete) The quality of being a neighbor, of living nearby, next to each-other; proximity.

    "Our neighborhood was our only reason to exchange hollow greetings."

  • A formal or informal division of a municipality or region.

    "We have just moved to a pleasant neighborhood."

  • (obsolete) The disposition becoming a neighbor; neighborly kindness or good will.
  • (graph theory) The set of all the vertices adjacent to a given vertex.
  • The inhabitants of a residential area.

    "The fire alarmed the neighborhood."

  • The quality of physical proximity.

    "The slums and the palace were in awful neighborhood."

  • (topology) The infinitesimal open set of all points that may be reached directly from a given point.

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