Definitions

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  • adj. Relating to the position of something.
  • adj. Having a value that is mostly, or entirely, a function of its desirability.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to position.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or pertaining to position; relating to or depending on position.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. of or relating to or determined by position

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Examples

  • With 11 senior players – including the long‑term absentees Nemanja Vidic and Darren Fletcher – occupying the Old Trafford treatment room the phrase "positional rotation" has assumed a whole new meaning as United's fit squad members are asked to pretend they are Ajax-type "total footballers".

    Manchester United adopt 'total football' approach to injury problems

  • Speltz prefers the term positional plagiocephaly because the babies 'flat heads are caused in part by their spending so much time on their backs' sleeping in cribs, lying back in car seats and carriages.

    Winnipeg Sun

  • COOPER: The family attorney, Michael Manning, said they suspects Gotbaum died of what he called positional asphyxia, which he claims might have begun when the police actually brought her to the ground in the terminal, which we see in that videotape.

    CNN Transcript Oct 5, 2007

  • COOPER: The family attorney, Michael Manning, said he suspects Gotbaum died of what he called positional asphyxia, which he claims might have begun when the police actually brought her to the ground in the terminal, which we see in that videotape.

    CNN Transcript Oct 5, 2007

  • Gelfand stuck with a long-term positional strategy of slowly unleashing his central pawns.

    Lubomir Kavalek: It's Anand vs. Gelfand for the World Chess Crown

  • On the plus side, he also weighed 210 pounds at his pro day, 7 pounds lighter than at the combine, and looked very good as a receiver in positional drills.

    Consensus hard to find in search for best RBs in draft

  • He clocked between 4.38 and 4.40 seconds for 40 yards and performed well in positional drills.

    Adrian Peterson runs through anger to the NFL

  • A type that's common in people 60 and older is called positional vertigo.

    CNN Transcript Jun 13, 2009

  • But the family's lawyer and some experts say she more likely died of something called positional asphyxia, which can come from violent, forceful restraint, such as being placed face down with a knee in the back and handcuffs, creating an inability to breathe.

    CNN Transcript Oct 3, 2007

  • But the family's lawyer and some experts say she more likely died of something called positional asphyxia, which can come from violent, forceful restraint, such as being placed face down with a knee in the back and handcuffed, creating an inability to breathe.

    CNN Transcript Oct 3, 2007

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