[ US /ˌdɛpəˈzɪʃən/ ]
[ UK /dˌɛpəsˈɪʃən/ ]
NOUN
  1. the act of deposing someone; removing a powerful person from a position or office
  2. the act of putting something somewhere
  3. the natural process of laying down a deposit of something
  4. (law) a pretrial interrogation of a witness; usually conducted in a lawyer's office
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How To Use deposition In A Sentence

  • This is the northernmost and wettest of the central Asian depressions, remnants of a Tertiary era inland sea, with relict glaciers, glacier lakes and a wide variety of rock types, the result of a long series of successive eras of deposition and orogeny. Uvs Nuur Basin, Russian Federation, Republic of Tuva and Mongolia
  • Several chapters cover the basics of clean room technology, e.g., lithography, etching and layer deposition techniques.
  • In her dying depositions she accused Osio of having pushed her in; and there seems little doubt that he did so; for while she was struggling in the water, he disengaged his harquebuss from his mantle and struck her several blows upon the head and hands. Renaissance in Italy, Volumes 1 and 2 The Catholic Reaction
  • Fibrin deposition was found in areas of fibrinoid necrosis within the glomeruli and in the interstitium.
  • The duodenal mucosa showed severe villous atrophy but no subepithelial collagen deposition.
  • In particular, where a stimulus is applied to the most rostrally situated regions, the cat adopts the normal posture for the physiological deposition of faeces; therefore the stimulus activates the skeletal musculature, which is innervated by the cerebrospinal axis, and which is also responsible for the abdominal muscular pressure. Walter Hess - Nobel Lecture
  • Bank of America and other mortgage companies have been under pressure to review their paperwork after employees and contractors said in sworn depositions that, because of the enormous volume, they hadn't had the time to read the documents, much less check them for accuracy. Paperwork storm hits nation's biggest bank
  • These high elevation communities are naturally subject to increased atmospheric moisture, cooler temperatures, and higher winds, but also now suffer from the effects of acid rain deposition, which tend to be exacerbated in high elevation communities, and from the depredations of an introduced homopteran insect, the wooly adelgid (Adelges spp.). Appalachian-Blue Ridge forests
  • SinoTech's exclusive rights to use LHD technology in China, as well as its PRC patent for molecular deposition film "MDF" technology, position it well in China's fast growing EOR market. SinoTech Announces Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2010 Financial Results - Yahoo! Finance
  • Both these eggs and those of the cephalopoda grow after deposition like those of fishes. On the Generation of Animals
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