1. [ noun ] (biology) growth in the thickness of a cell wall by the deposit of successive layers of material
Related terms: growth biology
2. [ noun ] the act of positioning close together (or side by side)
Synonyms: juxtaposition collocation

"it is the result of the juxtaposition of contrasting colors"

Related terms: location tessellation collocate
3. [ noun ] (grammar) a grammatical relation between a word and a noun phrase that follows

"`Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer' is an example of apposition"

Related terms: modification
Similar spelling:   appositional