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See also: juxta-position
- The nearness of objects with little or no delimiter.
- 1809, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, The Friend:
- It is the object of the mechanical atomistic philosophy to confound synthesis with synartesis, or rather with mere juxtaposition of corpuscles separated by invisible interspaces.
- (grammar) An absence of linking elements in a group of words that are listed together.
- Example: mother father instead of mother and father
- (mathematics) An absence of operators in an expression.
- Using juxtaposition for multiplication saves space when writing longer expressions. collapses to .
- 2007, Lawrence Moss, Hans-Jörg Tiede, “Applications of Modal Logic in Linguistics”, in P. Blackburn et al., editors, Handbook of Modal Logic, Elsevier, page 1054:
- A fundamental operation on strings is string concatenation which we will denote by juxtaposition.
- The extra emphasis given to a comparison when the contrasted objects are close together.
- There was a poignant juxtaposition between the boys laughing in the street and the girl crying on the balcony above.
- (art) Two or more contrasting sounds, colours, styles etc. placed together for stylistic effect.
- The juxtaposition of the bright yellows on the dark background made the painting appear three dimensional.
- (rhetoric) The close placement of two ideas to imply a link that may not exist.
- Example: In 1965 the government was elected; in 1965 the economy took a dive.
- position (structurally)
the nearness of objects with little or no delimiter
mathematics: absence of operators
extra emphasis given to a comparison
arts: contrasting sounds or colours
rhetoric: placement of ideas
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- To place in juxtaposition.
- Juxtaposition on Wikipedia.Wikipedia
- DeLone et. al. (Eds.) (1975). Aspects of Twentieth-Century Music. Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: Prentice-Hall. →ISBN. Music.
juxtaposition f (plural juxtapositions)