Definitions for "Apposition"
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.
a grammatical relation between a word and a noun phrase that follows; "`Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer' is an example of apposition"
a grammatical construction in which two typically adjacent nouns referring to the same person or thing stand in the same syntactical relation to the rest of a sentence
The putting of things in juxtaposition, or side by side; also, the condition of being so placed.
the act of positioning close together (or side by side); "it is the result of the juxtaposition of contrasting colors"
1. The placing in contact of two substances. 2. The condition of being placed or fitted together. 3. The relationship of fracture fragments to one another.
The act of adding; application; accretion.
(biology) growth in the thickness of a cell wall by the deposit of successive layers of material