English to Afrikaans Meaning :: apposition

Apposition :
- apposisie

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Noun(1) a grammatical relation between a word and a noun phrase that follows(2) (biology(3) the act of positioning close together (or side by side

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(1) This is compatible with the idea that pyrenes are forced to lie close together in the complex; the pyrene ring is a quite rigid and thus close apposition of two pyrenes is expected to limit ring deformations.(2) Long sentences with subclauses loosely strung together and lots of words in apposition likewise suggest that meaning can be continually modified rather than structured into discrete differential units.(3) Thus, the expression of these two genes occurs independently in mesoderm and ectoderm without the close apposition of these two tissues that normally occurs in embryos in vivo.(4) By means of the universal ÔÇÿI,ÔÇÖ he brings the concepts of performance and political involvement into apposition with the categories of immigrant, exile, and criminal.(5) You find, if you change a direction, you get an opposition and an apposition , which creates an irony, which creates a metaphor.(6) Opting for an unusually loose, appositional syntax which strings together phrases or clauses that come at a phenomenon from different angles, he manages to give a sensuous concreteness to abstract concepts.(7) As the first 18 minutes found one floating in appositional locutions, ÔÇÿReleaseÔÇÖ is ÔÇÿperformative; ÔÇÿa world weaved from words.ÔÇÖ(8) When for instance in a span of three pages we read ÔÇÿThe darkness, a magician,ÔÇÖ ÔÇÿmemory, an old flautist,ÔÇÖ and ÔÇÿLove, a one-legged birdÔÇÖ his odd metaphorical appositions come to seem more mannered than inspired.(9) By virtue of the appositional relation, ÔÇÿthe crimeÔÇÖ is elaborated as ÔÇÿshopliftingÔÇÖ, while ÔÇÿshopliftingÔÇÖ is categorized as ÔÇÿa crimeÔÇÖ.(10) The first seven bead appositions led to spikes in the fiber position that represent adhesive events of varying duration.(11) These connections consisted of close appositions between nonspecialized areas of the plasma membranes of the 2 cells.(12) Hence the plug is a specialized cytoplasmic structure, unlike desmosomes, gap junctions, or septate junctions, which are formed from membrane appositions .(13) The complex appositional NP in the pledge does commit the pledger to a number of claims: that the USA is a single nation, located under God in some sense, indivisible, having liberty for all, and having justice for all.(14) By postnatal day 5, the developing teeth have reached appositional stage where both enamel and dentine are deposited in the crown.
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