Business / Search Engine Optimization (SEO) / Proximity: A measure of how close words are to one another. A page which has words near one another may be deemed to be more likely to satisfy a search query containing both terms. If keyword phrases are repeated an excessive number of times, and the proximity is close on all the occurrences of both words it may also be a sign of unnatural (and thus potentially low quality) content.
Proximity Verb Synonyms: nearness, closeness, adjacency, neighborhood, vicinity, vicinage, contiguity, contiguousness, propinquity
Technology / Home Audio / Proximity Effect: An increase in the bass response of some microphones as the distance between the mike and its sound source is decreased. MORE
Entertainment / Literature / Noble Savage: Typically, the depiction of Amerindians, indigenous African tribesmen, and Australian bushmen results in two sharply opposing stereotypes as follows: (1) When 'civilized' races dwell in close proximit MORE