- (British, America) IPA: /ˌdʒʌk.stə.pəˈzɪʃ.ən/
- The nearness of objects with little or no delimiter.
- 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. a \times b \! collapses to ab\!.
- 2007, Lawrence Moss and Hans-Jörg Tiede, Applications of Modal Logic in Linguistics, in: P. Blackburn et al (eds), Handbook of Modal Logic, Elsevier, p. 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.
- (arts) 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.
- French: juxtaposition
- Russian: бли́зость
- German: Juxtaposition
- German: Gegenüberstellung
juxtaposition (juxtapositions, present participle juxtapositioning; past and past participle juxtapositioned)
- To place in juxtaposition.