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Position (IPA: /pəˈzɪʃən/)


Position (n.)

The state of being posited, or placed; the manner in which anything is placed; attitude; condition; as, a firm, an inclined, or an upright position.

Position (n.)

The spot where a person or thing is placed or takes a place; site; place; station; situation; as, the position of man in creation; the fleet changed its position.

Position (n.)

Hence: The ground which any one takes in an argument or controversy; the point of view from which any one proceeds to a discussion; also, a principle laid down as the basis of reasoning; a proposition; a thesis; as, to define one's position; to appear in a false position.

Position (n.)

Relative place or standing; social or official rank; as, a person of position; hence, office; post; as, to lose one's position.

Position (n.)

A method of solving a problem by one or two suppositions; -- called also the rule of trial and error.

Position (v. t.)

To indicate the position of; to place.

Position

Vector which represents the position of a point P in space in relation to an arbitrary reference origin O

Position

In poker, order in which players are seated

Position

Location of the hand on an instrument's neck

Position

The joint arrangement of a team on its field of play and/or the standardized place of any individual player

Position

Player position in an ice hockey team

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Carl... These are the rules... You have to understand what your position as a vigilante means..." - BlazBlue

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Honest or not, in what world is a 35:1 leveraged position sane?" - The Daily Show

Example Sentence (Quote)

"I am in too high a situation to fear any man or class of men. I thank God I am in a position which puts me above politics." - Politics

Example Sentence (Quote)

"I believe an easing of tensions, and improved relations with Russia from a position of strength only is possible." - Donald Trump

Example Sentence (Quote)

"I do not hate the white man; you see, his position of domination has placed him in a position of moral weakness." - Albert Lutuli


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