a grammatical relation between a word and a noun phrase that follows;
"`Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer' is an example of apposition"
(biology) growth in the thickness of a cell wall by the deposit of successive layers of material
the act of positioning close together (or side by side);
"it is the result of the juxtaposition of contrasting colors"
- My cousin is in apposition with Mary in "Mary, my cousin, is here".
By the Apposition of a Publick Seal.出自： J. Ayliffe