Associations to the word «Deposition»

Wiktionary

DEPOSITION, noun. The removal of someone from office.
DEPOSITION, noun. The act of depositing material, especially by a natural process; the resultant deposit.
DEPOSITION, noun. (chemistry) The production of a thin film of material onto an existing surface.
DEPOSITION, noun. (legal) The process of taking sworn testimony out of court; the testimony so taken.
DEPOSITION, noun. (meteorology) The formation of snow or frost directly from water vapor.
DEPOSITION, noun. (physics) The transformation of a gas into a solid without an intermediate liquid phase (reverse of sublimation)
DEPOSITION, noun. (religion) The formal placement of relics in a church or shrine, and the feast day commemorating it.
DEPOSITION, proper noun. (Christianity) The removal of Jesus from the cross.

Dictionary definition

DEPOSITION, noun. The natural process of laying down a deposit of something.
DEPOSITION, noun. (law) a pretrial interrogation of a witness; usually conducted in a lawyer's office.
DEPOSITION, noun. The act of putting something somewhere.
DEPOSITION, noun. The act of deposing someone; removing a powerful person from a position or office.

Wise words

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