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deposition

Noun

1 the natural process of laying down a deposit of something [syn: deposit]
2 (law) a pretrial interrogation of a witness; usually done in a lawyer's office
3 the act of putting something somewhere [syn: deposit]
4 the act of deposing someone; removing a powerful person from a position or office [syn: dethronement]

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English

Noun

  1. The removal of someone from office.
  2. The act of depositing material, especially by a natural process; the resultant deposit.
  3. The production of a thin film of material onto an existing surface.
  4. The process of taking sworn testimony out of court; the testimony so taken.
  5. The formation of snow or frost directly from water vapor (a form of sublimation).
  6. The process of gas transformation into solid.
  7. The formal placement of relics in a church or shrine, and the feastday commemorating it.

Translations

the removal of someone from office
  • Hungarian: elmozdítás, letétel
the act of depositing material, especially by a natural process; the resultant deposit
  • Hungarian: lerakódás, leülepedés, üledék
the production of a thin film of material onto an existing surface
the process of taking sworn testimony out of court; the testimony so taken
  • Hungarian: tanúvallomás, tanúskodás
the formation of snow or frost directly from water vapor (a form of sublimation)
the process of gas transformation into solid
the formal placement of relics in a church or shrine, and the feastday commemorating it

Extensive Definition

Deposition or Depose may refer to: this gives you no awnsers
The Deposition could refer to :

See also

  • Fused deposition modeling, a process by which a part is constructed by depositing material layer by layer
  • Thin-film deposition, any technique for depositing a thin film of material onto a substrate or onto previously deposited layers

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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