Juxtaposition


Juxtaposition
Juxtaposition Jux`ta*po*si"tion (j[u^]ks`t[.a]*p[-o]*z[i^]sh"[u^]n), n. [L. juxta near + positio position: cf. F. juxtaposition. See {Just}, v. i., and {Position}.] A placing or being placed in nearness or contiguity, or side by side; as, a juxtaposition of words. [1913 Webster]

Parts that are united by a a mere juxtaposition. --Glanvill. [1913 Webster]

Juxtaposition is a very unsafe criterion of continuity. --Hare. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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