deposition deposition  /ˌdɛ pə ˈzɪ ʃən/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the natural process of laying down a deposit of something
  2. (n) (law) a pretrial interrogation of a witness; usually conducted in a lawyer's office
  3. (n) the act of putting something somewhere
  4. (n) the act of deposing someone; removing a powerful person from a position or office

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Allegation I -- Perjury in January 17, 1998, Deposition.
  2. He was still annoyed that the deposition was leaked, of course.
  3. When Bill Clinton gave his deposition in the Paula Jones case, he said he had never had.

News

  1. Colorado scientists quantify increased dust pollution

    Tracking calcium deposits shows big increase in dust deposition in the past couple of decades By Bob Berwyn FRISCO — Significant dust storms the past few years have had a big impact on the timing of snowmelt in the Colorado Rockies, but scientists haven’t been able to say for certain if those events are becoming […]
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Summit County Citizens Voice

  2. Judge postpones murder trial in missing student case

    Fort the fourth time, a judge postponed the murder trial of a teenager accused of killing a University of Florida student. Pedro Bravo, 19, appeared in court with his attorney. He's accused of killing Christian Aguilar. A judge granted permission for the case to be pushed back because Bravo's attorney had not started taking the deposition of witnesses.  Aguilar went missing in September 2012 ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Local 10 Miami

  3. Alchimer to Collaborate With Imec on Advanced Nano-Interconnect Technologies at Sub-22nm Manufacturing

    Alchimer, S.A., a leading provider of wet deposition technologies for dual damascene, through-silicon vias , MEMS and solar, today announced a joint development project with imec to evaluate and implement ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. "We found conflicts and inconsistencies in Mr. Clemens' accounts," said Rep. Henry Waxman, D-Calif., the committee's chairman. "During his deposition, he made statements we know are untrue."
    on Aug 28, 2006 By: Henry Waxman Source: Leading The Charge

  2. "We have not found what appear to be murder scenes," said Detective Chief Superintendent Stewart Gull. "What we are dealing with appears to be deposition sites where the bodies have been dumped and left."
    on Dec 13, 2006 By: Stewart Gull Source: Guardian Unlimited

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