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Biology growth in the thickness of a cell wall by the deposition of successive layers of material
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Grammatical hiatuses may' be occasioned by any number of linguistic phenomena (interjections, appositions, subordinate clauses, parenthetical remarks, etc.).
Finally, a fifth, and to our purposes here, last feature of paradigmatic appositions like (20) is the fact that they allow insertion of so-called apposition markers like or, namely, or viz.
Perhaps the best way to characterize the nature of the presentation is with the two questions, containing absurd appositions, that wrap it up:
Along with other modern contemporaries, both men reveled in the poetry of signage, jazz dissonance, the fecund appositions of sedate, old-world craft and the speedy, electrified innovations of the mechanical age.
She illuminates the tension between urbane liberalism and violent populist nationalism and shows how animosity to the Jews, made into symbols of all that was alien and new, impinged on all these appositions. What Hitler absorbed of all this was what Hamann describes as a 'grab-bag' of influences and ideas.
Byrne's photographic appositions make studies of the potent phantasmagoria that can arise at the intersection of desire, perception, and mechanical reproduction.