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apposition

Biology growth in the thickness of a cell wall by the deposition of successive layers of material
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Le figure appositive (talvolta articolate anche sul piano sinestesico, con l'investimento di campi sensoriali plurimi, di cui e esempio perspicuo in D'agosto.
In Panel B, the slope of the VECM for the firms in which the operating income and advertising expenditure are cointegrated in the nominal form, except for APP, there is appositive bi-directional relationship between advertising expenditure and operating income.
Any of the above may be expanded by the addition of modifiers or appositive elements of various kinds, for example my friend Stephano, lord Bassanio, Signior Antonio, learned judge, most rightful judge, upright judge, good sir, young man, sweet doctor, sweet lady, fair ladies.
And it is Shreve who adopts Rosa's epithet for Sutpen (the demon) and uses it repeatedly as a parenthetical mark of appositive punctuation.
There developed a style of writing that presented the experiment by an "ornate sentence structure, with appositive clauses piled on top of each other," in order "to convey circmnstantial details and to give the impression of verisimilitude" (p.
Consider, for instance, the way that one crucial premise is smuggled into the modifying appositive clause, "the one who has been abandoned.
Yes, then is the time to troop out the Frost chestnut about appositive adjectives from "Stopping by Woods on Snowy Evening": "The woods are lovely, dark and deep" is a long way from "The woods are lovely, dark, and deep.
By invoking both the appositive and referential senses of "of," Emerson makes ambiguous whether he means that Merlin is singing about the having of an eye and tongue, or whether he means to be describing Merlin himself.
William Safire, that old warhead, deconstructed something from the appositive about being liberal, poor-loving, universal-health-carish, but danced away from the encoded innuendo, "She loves the gays.
Additional approaches are to provide a synonym or antonym for the new word or use the new word with a related appositive.
To the Christmas Gospel AElfric adds, as an appositive to Joseph, `Cristes foster-faeder',(5) as this fact is central to his subsequent explanation of Joseph's role.
A nonrestrictive clause functions more like an appositive or a parenthetical expression.