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 for Next
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Next \Next\ (n[e^]kst), a., superl. of Nigh. [AS. n[=e]hst,
     ni['e]hst, n[=y]hst, superl. of ne['a]h nigh. See Nigh.]
     1. Nearest in place; having no similar object intervening.
        --Chaucer.
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              Her princely guest
              Was next her side; in order sat the rest. --Dryden.
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              Fear followed me so hard, that I fled the next way.
                                                    --Bunyan.
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     2. Nearest in time; as, the next day or hour.
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     3. Adjoining in a series; immediately preceding or following
        in order.
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              None could tell whose turn should be the next.
                                                    --Gay.
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     4. Nearest in degree, quality, rank, right, or relation; as,
        the next heir was an infant.
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              The man is near of kin unto us, one of our next
              kinsmen.                              --Ruth ii. 20.
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     Note: Next is usually followed by to before an object, but to
           is sometimes omitted. In such cases next in considered
           by many grammarians as a preposition.
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     Next friend (Law), one who represents an infant, a married
        woman, or any person who can not appear sui juris, in a
        suit at law.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Next \Next\, adv.
     In the time, place, or order nearest or immediately
     succeeding; as, this man follows next.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Nigh \Nigh\ (n[imac]), a. [Compar. Nigher (n[imac]"[~e]r);
     superl. Nighest, or Next (n[e^]kst).] [OE. nigh, neigh,
     neih, AS. ne['a]h, n[=e]h; akin to D. na, adv., OS. n[=a]h,
     a., OHG. n[=a]h, G. nah, a., nach to, after, Icel. n[=a] (in
     comp.) nigh, Goth. n[=e]hw, n[=e]hwa, adv., nigh. Cf. Near,
     Neighbor, Next.]
     1. Not distant or remote in place or time; near.
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              The loud tumult shows the battle nigh. --Prior.
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     2. Not remote in degree, kindred, circumstances, etc.;
        closely allied; intimate. "Nigh kinsmen." --Knolles.
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              Ye . . . are made nigh by the blood of Christ.
                                                    --Eph. ii. 13.
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     Syn: Near; close; adjacent; contiguous; present; neighboring.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  next
      adv 1: at the time or occasion immediately following; "next the
             doctor examined his back"
      adj 1: immediately following in time or order; "the following
             day"; "next in line"; "the next president"; "the next
             item on the list" [syn: following, next]
      2: nearest in space or position; immediately adjoining without
         intervening space; "had adjacent rooms"; "in the next room";
         "the person sitting next to me"; "our rooms were side by
         side" [syn: adjacent, next, side by side(p)]
      3: (of elected officers) elected but not yet serving; "our next
         president" [syn: future(a), next, succeeding(a)]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  58 Moby Thesaurus words for "next":
     adjacent, adjoining, after, after all, after that, afterward,
     afterwards, appendant, behind, below, bordering, by, closest,
     coming, connecting, consequent, conterminous, contiguous,
     coterminous, end to end, endways, endwise, ensuing, ex post facto,
     face to face, following, immediate, in the aftermath,
     in the sequel, joined, juxtaposed, juxtapositional, juxtapositive,
     later, nearest, nearmost, neighbor, neighboring, nighest,
     posterior, postpositional, postpositive, proximate, sequacious,
     sequent, sequential, since, subsequent, subsequent to,
     subsequently, succeeding, successive, suffixed, then, thereafter,
     thereon, thereupon, therewith
  
  

From V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (September 2014) :

  NEXT
         NEw eXtended Technology, "NeXT"
         

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