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position US English

A place where someone or something is located or has been put

pole position US English

The most favorable position at the start of an automobile race, typically on the inside of the front row of competitors

fifth position US English

A posture in which the feet are turned outward, one immediately in front of but touching the other so that the toe of the back foot just protrudes beyond the heel of the front foot

false position in false US English

A situation in which one is compelled to act in a manner inconsistent with one’s true nature or principles

false position US English

A situation in which one is compelled to act in a manner inconsistent with one’s true nature or principles

fourth position US English

A posture in which the feet are placed turned outward one in front of the other, separated by the distance of one step

first position US English

A posture in which the feet are turned outward with the heels touching

position paper US English

(In business and politics) a written report outlining someone’s attitude or intentions regarding a particular matter

second position US English

A posture in which the feet form a straight line, being turned out to either side with the heels separated by the distance of a small step

third position US English

A posture in which the turned-out feet are placed one in front of the other, so that the heel of the front foot fits into the hollow of the instep of the back foot

lotus position US English

A cross-legged position for meditation, with the feet resting on the thighs

recovery position US English

A position used in first aid to prevent choking in unconscious patients, in which the body is placed facing downwards and slightly to the side, supported by the bent limbs

scoring position US English

A runner’s position on second or third base, from which scoring on a base hit is likely

lithotomy position US English

A supine position of the body with the legs separated, flexed, and supported in raised stirrups, originally used for lithotomy and later also for childbirth

cover one's position in cover US English

Purchase securities in order to be able to fulfill a commitment to sell

Trendelenburg position US English

A position, used for pelvic surgery and to treat shock, in which a patient lies face upward on a tilted table or bed with the pelvis higher than the head

missionary position US English

A position for sexual intercourse in which a couple lies face to face with the woman underneath the man

cover one's position US English

Purchase securities in order to be able to fulfill a commitment to sell

fetal US English

Denoting a posture characteristic of a fetus, with the back curved forward and the limbs folded in front of the body

preposition US English

A word governing, and usually preceding, a noun or pronoun and expressing a relation to another word or element in the clause, as in “the man on the platform,” “she arrived after dinner,” “what did you do it for?”

reposition US English

Place in a different position; adjust or alter the position of

postposition US English

A word or morpheme placed after the word it governs, for example -ward in homeward

pike US English

A position in diving or gymnastics in which the body is bent at the waist but the legs remain straight

pike position in pike4 US English

A position in diving or gymnastics in which the body is bent at the waist but the legs remain straight

tuck position in tuck US English

(In diving, gymnastics, downhill skiing, etc.) a position with the knees bent and held close to the chest, often with the hands clasped around the shins

position US Thesaurus

the aircraft's position

position English-Spanish

posición f, ubicación fesp AmL

pole position English-Spanish

pole f, primera línea, primera fila

position paper English-Spanish

informe detallado en el que se hacen recomendaciones sobre un tema concreto


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