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
From French juxtaposition, from Latin iuxtā ("near") from Latin iungō ("to join") + French position ("position") from Latin pōnō ("to place"). (Wiktionary)