from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The act or an instance of juxtaposing or the state of being juxtaposed.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The nearness of objects with no delimiter.
- n. The extra emphasis given to a comparison when the contrasted objects are close together.
- v. To place in juxtaposition.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A placing or being placed in nearness or contiguity, or side by side.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of juxtaposing, or the state of being juxtaposed; the act of placing or the state of being placed in nearness or contiguity.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the act of positioning close together (or side by side)
- n. a side-by-side position
That can in practice mean not much more than what I called the juxtaposition of mutually non-communicating groups.
Further, Traister examines both Bill Clinton and Barack Obama in juxtaposition with their wives.
The juxtaposition is just too strange, with the somber foreign horror followed up by another glib, pleasing but predictable Apatowesque comedy.
Then in juxtaposition National Newswatch links to a dated article that warns Canadian children have received the HPV vaccine.
And because an alternative opinion is here, in juxtaposition to your own.
Although Ms. al-jafaari takes a shot at Avigdor Lieberman, placing him in juxtaposition with the neo-nazi Stormfront crowd, I would like to point out that Mr. Lieberman is one of the few Israeli politicians to address the economic aspects of the Israel/Palestinian issue.
There were some excellent ones of him in juxtaposition to his enormous indigenous art collection, and there was a very powerful one of him as late as 1989 when he was already 90 years old, still vigorous and working in his studio.
(I agree with you and Alex, et alii, about the obscene salaries these players get, especially in juxtaposition to teachers, and those who captain the ship of state.)
If you want to compare what I say – 'to put my words in juxtaposition with' – vile racism, once again, go for it.
I just put it in juxtaposition with your sweeping presumption that "It's all about politics rather than science" and that "If that turns out to be a net liability, [Dawkins will] have a change of heart."
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