a grammatical relation between a word and a noun phrase that follows
'Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer' is an example of apposition
(biology) growth in the thickness of a cell wall by the deposit of successive layers of material
the act of positioning close together (or side by side)
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When the First Lady, Eleanor Roosevelt, received an alarming number of threatening letters, soon after her husband became President at the height of the Depression, the Secret Service insisted that she carry a pistol in her purse.