Friday, 11 October 2013



1. the place, situation, or location of a person or thing
2. the appropriate or customary location
3. the arrangement or disposition of the body or a part of the body
4. the manner in which a person or thing is placed; arrangement
5. (military) an area or point occupied for tactical reasons
6. mental attitude; point of view; stand
7. social status or standing, especially high social standing
8. a post of employment; job
9. the act of positing a fact or viewpoint
10. something posited, such as an idea, proposition, etc.
11. (sport) the part of a field or playing area where a player is placed or where he generally operates
12 (music)
a. the vertical spacing or layout of the written notes in a chord. Chords arranged with the three upper voices close together are in close position. Chords whose notes are evenly or widely distributed are in open position
b. one of the points on the fingerboard of a stringed instrument, determining where a string is to be stopped
13. (in classical prosody) . the situation in which a short vowel may be regarded as long, that is, when it occurs before two or more consonants
14. (finance) . the market commitment of a dealer in securities, currencies, or commodities
15. to put in the proper or appropriate place; locate
16. (sport) to place (oneself or another player) in a particular part of the field or playing area
17. to put (someone or something) in a position (especially in relation to others) that confers a strategic advantage
18. (marketing) to promote (a product or service) by tailoring it to the needs of a specific market or by clearly differentiating it from its competitors (e.g. in terms of price or quality)
19. (rare) to locate or ascertain the position of

This was a rare occasion
And a rarer still position
A sleeping monster unveiled

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