deposition

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See also: Deposition and déposition

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From Old French deposicion (French déposition)

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  • IPA(key): /dɛpəˈzɪʃən/

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deposition (plural depositions)

  1. The removal of someone from office.
  2. The act of depositing material, especially by a natural process; the resultant deposit.
  3. (chemistry) The production of a thin film of material onto an existing surface.
  4. (law) The process of taking sworn testimony out of court; the testimony so taken.
  5. (meteorology) The formation of snow or frost directly from water vapor.
  6. (physics) The transformation of a gas into a solid without an intermediate liquid phase (reverse of sublimation)
  7. (religion) The formal placement of relics in a church or shrine, and the feast day commemorating it.

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