| source : web1913 | Juxtaposition \Jux`ta*po*si"tion\, n. [L. juxta near + positio position: cf. F. juxtaposition. See {Just}, v. i., and {Position}.] A placing or being placed in nearness or contiguity, or side by side; as, a juxtaposition of words. Parts that are united by a a mere juxtaposition. --Glanvill. Juxtaposition is a very unsafe criterion of continuity. --Hare. | source : wn | juxtaposition n : positioning close together (or side by side)