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

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