- a grammatical relation between a word and a noun phrase that follows 2. [n] - (biology) growth in the thickness of a cell wall by the deposit of successive layers of materialFound on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=apposition
the laying down of, or addition of.
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Apposition: The word 'apposition' has several senses including the act of adding or accretion and also the putting of things in juxtaposition, or side by side. Growth by apposition is a mode of growth that is characteristic of many tissues in the body by which nutritive matter from the blood is transformed on the surface of an organ into solid unor...Found on http://www.medterms.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=8179
[ Latin appositio
, from apponere
: confer French apposition
. See Apposite
The act of adding; application; accretion. « It grows . . . by the apposition
of new matter. Arbuthnot.
The putting of t...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/A/108
1. The act of adding; application; accretion. 'It grows . . . By the apposition of new matter.' (Arbuthnot) ... 2. The putting of things in juxtaposition, or side by side; also, the condition of being so placed. ... 3. The state of two nouns or pronouns, put in the same case, without a connecting word between them; as, I admire Cicero, the orator. ...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20973
(biology) growth in the thickness of a cell wall by the deposit of successive layers of materialFound on https://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20974
(ap″ә-zish´әn) the placement of adjacent structures or parts so that they can come into contact; called also juxtaposition.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21001
• (n.) The state of two nouns or pronouns, put in the same case, without a connecting word between them; as, I admire Cicero, the orator. Here, the second noun explains or characterizes the first. • (n.) The putting of things in juxtaposition, or side by side; also, the condition of being so placed. • (n.) The act of adding; applicat...Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/apposition/
apposition 1. The relative position of two things that are next to each other. 2. The quality of being side-by-side, apposed instead of being opposed, not being front-to-front but next to each other. 3. A placing of two things side by side, or the fitting together of two things. 4. A grammar relationship between noun phrases. The relationship b...Found on http://www.wordinfo.info/words/index/info/view_unit/1725/
In grammar, an apposition is the relation in which one or more nouns or substantive phrases or clauses stand to a noun or pronoun, which they explain or characterize without being predicated of it, and with which they agree in case; as Cicero, the orator, lived in the first century before Christ; the opinion, that a severe winter is generally follo...Found on http://www.probertencyclopaedia.com/browse/AA1.HTM
Type: Term Pronunciation: ap′ō-zish′ŭn Definitions: 1. The placing in contact of two substances or structures. 2. The condition of being placed or fitted together. 3. The relationship of fracture fragments to one another. 4. The process of thickening of the cell wall. Synonyms: appositional growthFound on http://www.medilexicon.com/medicaldictionary.php?t=5770
In grammar, the placing of a noun or noun phrase next to another that refers to the same thing (`We'll take the easiest route, the east ridge, to the top`). The word or phrase in apposition is marked off from its antecedent (to which it refers) by a pair of commasFound on http://www.talktalk.co.uk/reference/encyclopaedia/hutchinson/m0038665.html
Latin appositus = placed at, hence, in contact, in juxtaposition.Found on http://www.anatomy.usyd.edu.au/glossary/glossary.cgi?
Apposition is a grammatical construction in which two elements, normally noun phrases, are placed side by side, with one element serving to identify the other in a different way. The two elements are said to be in apposition. One of the elements is called the appositive, although its identification requires consideration of how the elements are us...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Apposition
the act of positioning close together (or side by side)Found on https://www.vocabulary.com/lists/310886
a relation between a word and a noun phrase that followsFound on https://www.vocabulary.com/lists/418206
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