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Impose

1. To lay on; to set or place; to put; to deposit. Cakes of salt and barley [she] did impose within a wicker basket. (Chapman)

2. To lay as a charge, burden, tax, duty, obligation, command, penalty, etc.; to enjoin; to levy; to inflict; as, to impose a toll or tribute. What fates impose, that men must needs abide. (Shak) Death is the penalty imposed. (Milton) Thou on the deep imposest nobler laws. (Waller)

3. To lay on, as the hands, in the religious rites of confirmation and ordination.

4. To arrange in proper order on a table of stone or metal and lock up in a chase for printing; said of columns or pages of type, forms, etc.

Origin: f. Imposer; pref. Im- in _ poser to place. See Pose.


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Living or not? (viruses,viroids and prions).

As our friend said that living organism is the one with protein or nucleic acid or both and imposes its own form and function into another, i would like to say that prions,viroids and viruses ARE LIVING as a prion changes a normal protein to function like itself, a viroid ...

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