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ap·po·si·tion

 (ăp′ə-zĭsh′ən)
n.
1. Grammar
a. A construction in which a noun or noun phrase is placed with another as an explanatory equivalent, both having the same syntactic relation to the other elements in the sentence; for example, Copley and the painter in The painter Copley was born in Boston.
b. The relationship between such nouns or noun phrases.
2. A placing side by side or next to each other.
3. Biology The growth of successive layers of a cell wall.

[Middle English apposicioun, from Latin appositiō, appositiōn-, from appositus, past participle of appōnere, to put near; see apposite.]

ap′po·si′tion·al adj.
ap′po·si′tion·al·ly adv.

apposition

(ˌæpəˈzɪʃən)
n
1. a putting into juxtaposition
2. (Grammar) a grammatical construction in which a word, esp a noun phrase, is placed after another to modify its meaning
3. (Biology) biology growth in the thickness of a cell wall by the deposition of successive layers of material. Compare intussusception2
ˌappoˈsitional adj

ap•po•si•tion

(ˌæp əˈzɪʃ ən)

n.
1. the act of placing together or bringing into proximity.
2. the addition of one thing to another thing.
3. a grammatical relation between expressions, usu. consecutive, that have the same referent and the same relation to other elements in the sentence, as between our first president and Washington in Washington, our first president, was born in Virginia.
[1400–50; late Middle English < Late Latin appositiō]
ap`po•si′tion•al, adj.
ap`po•si′tion•al•ly, adv.

apposition

A grammatical construction in which one noun or noun phrase explains another immediately next to it, for example, in “Picasso, the painter.”
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.apposition - a grammatical relation between a word and a noun phrase that follows; "`Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer' is an example of apposition"
limiting, qualifying, modification - the grammatical relation that exists when a word qualifies the meaning of the phrase
2.apposition - (biology) growth in the thickness of a cell wall by the deposit of successive layers of material
biological science, biology - the science that studies living organisms
growing, growth, ontogenesis, ontogeny, maturation, development - (biology) the process of an individual organism growing organically; a purely biological unfolding of events involved in an organism changing gradually from a simple to a more complex level; "he proposed an indicator of osseous development in children"
3.apposition - the act of positioning close together (or side by side)apposition - the act of positioning close together (or side by side); "it is the result of the juxtaposition of contrasting colors"
locating, positioning, emplacement, location, placement, position - the act of putting something in a certain place
tessellation - the careful juxtaposition of shapes in a pattern; "a tessellation of hexagons"
Translations
přístavek

apposition

[ˌæpəˈzɪʃən] N
1. [of position] → yuxtaposición f
2. (Gram) → aposición f
in appositionen aposición

apposition

[ˌæpəˈzɪʃən] n (GRAMMAR)apposition f
in apposition → en apposition

apposition

nApposition f, → Beifügung f; A is in apposition to B, A and B are in appositionA ist eine Apposition zu B

apposition

[ˌæpəˈzɪʃn] n (Gram) → apposizione f
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A man at the very lowest point of the social scale was easier and more agreeable for the fallen gentleman to encounter than a person at any of the intermediate degrees; and, moreover, as Clifford's young manhood had been lost, he was fond of feeling himself comparatively youthful, now, in apposition with the patriarchal age of Uncle Venner.
However, the President noted the government was seeking "to strike a truthful and sustainable peace deal with conciliatory Taliban," and the armed apposition who have had links with international or regional terror groups will not be accepted.
Researchers found that the trilobite had an ancient precursor to the compound eye - "remnants of cellular systems, typical of a modern focal apposition eye, similar to those of a bee or dragonfly.
Nominal Apposition in Indo-European: Its Forms and Functions, and Its Evolution in Latin-Romance
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After implantation, the porous graft containment mesh is filled with bone graft to deploy the device in the anterior-posterior direction, which allows for a wide graft footprint, and in the superior-inferior direction to provide conforming apposition with the vertebral endplates.
The most commonly used procedure involves incising the tissue overlying the haematoma, evacuating blood clots and fibrin and holding the cartilage in apposition with sutures until scar tissue can form.
The other artery was unblocked using three absorbable stents and the procedure was done with the help of the latest radiology procedure called optical coherence tomography (OCT) which allowed the cardiologists to get absolute detailed information about the dissection, stent apposition etc.
In traction zones of ligament, bony apposition is started, and it is much slower.
Invibio's Peek-Optima HA Enhanced has been compounded with hydroxyapatite (HA), an osteoconductive material, to enhance bone apposition.
Mineral apposition rate and bone implant contact are found to be relevant and was studied by Schliephake et al, and Guedes e Silva et al [6,7].
Of these, 19 patients had poor apposition of the stent graft to the inner curve of the aortic arch.