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1. The act of imposing, laying on, affixing, enjoining, inflicting, obtruding, and the like. From imposition of strict laws. . Made more solemn by the imposition of hands. (Hammond)

2. That which is imposed, levied, or enjoined; charge; burden; injunction; tax.

3. (Science: engineering) An extra exercise enjoined on students as a punishment.

4. An excessive, arbitrary, or unlawful exaction; hence, a trick or deception put on laid on others; cheating; fraud; delusion; imposture. Reputation is an idle and most false imposition. (Shak)

5. The act of laying on the hands as a religious ceremoy, in ordination, confirmation, etc.

6. The act or process of imosing pages or columns of type. See impose.

Synonym: Deceit, fraud, imposture. See deception.

Origin: f, fr. L. Impositio the application of a name to a thing. See Impone.

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God vs Evolution

... so roundly to assert that God spoke to them; and whether they did not think at the time that they would be misunderstood, and so be the cause of imposition. Isaiah answered: I saw no God, nor heard any, in a finite organical perception; but my senses discovered the infinite in everything, and ...

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Sun May 06, 2007 6:16 am
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Topic: God vs Evolution
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The Fiber Disease

... geometry. However, the latter is inapplicable for a representation of the growth in time of sea shells. Computer simulations have shown that the imposition to sea shell growth of conventional geometric axioms (e.g., those of the Euclidean or Riemannian geometries) causes the lack of proper growth, ...

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