apposition :

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  • n  a grammatical relation between a word and a noun phrase that follows
    `Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer' is an example of apposition
  • n  (biology) growth in the thickness of a cell wall by the deposit of successive layers of material
  • n  the act of positioning close together (or side by side)

  • He models and commands the method, carries out the procedure, puts the parts into perfect apposition, but God knits the scar.
  • The phrase "able Christus" was used in apposition to Anton Lang, the Oberammergau actor.
  • Manifestly, no one is in apposition to give assurance that the proposed act will withstand Constitutional tests, for the simple fact that you can get not ten but a thousand .

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