[kon-truh-puh-zish-uh n] /ˌkɒn trə pəˈzɪʃ ən/
placement opposite or against.
opposition, contrast, or antithesis.
Logic. the inference drawn from a proposition by negating its terms and changing their order, as by inferring “Not B implies not A” from “A implies B.”.
the act of placing opposite or against, esp in contrast or antithesis
(logic) the derivation of the contrapositive of a given categorial proposition
1550s, from Late Latin contrapositionem (nominative contrapositio), noun of action from past participle stem of contraponere, from contra “against” (see contra) + ponere “to put, place” (see position (n.)).
- Continuity girl
noun 1. a girl or man whose job is to ensure continuity and consistency, esp in matters of dress, make-up, etc, in successive shots of a film, esp when these shots are filmed on different days
noun, Mechanics. 1. the mathematical statement in fluid mechanics that, for a fluid passing through a tube in a steady flow, the mass flowing through any section of the tube in a unit of time is constant.
- Continuity announcer
noun 1. a person on radio or television who makes linking announcements betweeen programmes to give continuity to a television or radio broadcast channel
[kon-tn-oo-i-tee, -tn-yoo] /ˌkɒn tnˈu ɪ ti, -tnˈyu/ noun, plural continuities. 1. the state or quality of being . 2. a or connected whole. 3. a motion-picture scenario giving the complete action, scenes, etc., in detail and in the order in which they are to be shown on the screen. 4. the spoken part of a […]