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deposition

[dep′əzish′ən]
Etymology: L, deponere, to lay down
(in law) sworn pretrial testimony given by a witness in response to oral or written questions and cross-examination. The deposition is transcribed and may be used for further pretrial investigation. It may also be presented at the trial if the witness cannot be present. Compare discovery, interrogatories.

deposition/testimony

a nursing intervention from the Nursing Interventions Classification (NIC) defined as the provision of recorded sworn testimony for legal proceedings based upon knowledge of the case. See also Nursing Interventions Classification.

deposition

Medical malpractice A testimony obtained under oath from a witness or expert outside of court, which can be subsequently used in a criminal or civil action Metabolic diseases The accumulation of crystallizable or nonmetabolizable material in certain organs

dep·o·si·tion

(dep'ŏ-zish'ŭn)
A sworn pretrial testimony given by a witness in response to oral and written questions and cross examination. The deposition is transcribed and may be used for further pretrial investigation. It may also be presented at the trial if the witness cannot be present; often used in the case of workers' compensation adjudication.

dep·o·si·tion

(dep'ŏ-zish'ŭn)
A sworn pretrial testimony given by a witness in response to oral and written questions and cross examination.

deposition (dep´ōzish´ən),

n the evidence given by a witness under interrogation, oral or written, and usually written down by an official person and intended to be used in the trial of an action in court.
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DEPOSITIONAL ENVIRONMENTS FAVORING ACCUMULATION OF FRAC SAND
As a result, an approximate balance between soil loss and gain was present in depositional positions, which were generally located at the lower parts of terraces.
Conodont biostratigraphy and depositional environments of the Mecca Quarry Shale Member and the Velpen Limestone Member of the Linton Formation (Pennsylvanian, Desmoinesian) in the eastern part of the Illinois Basin.
Ward, who contributed significantly to preparation of the site stratigraphic section and the depositional environment analysis, and reviewed the text.
Each core was described at decimeter scale with respect to rock types and their thicknesses, biogenic and depositional structures, composition, color, and fossil contents (Figure 5).
To reconstruct our absolute depth gradient, we needed to establish three points of reference: 1) depositional strike, the orientation of facies belts relative to shoreline, which allowed determination of depositional dip, the direction of most rapid change in depth-related facies components, 2) position of the shoreline and 3) depth of the deepest-water facies.
Depositional textures, fauna and stratigraphic position may have taken place in warm, euphotic and shallow water, with low to moderate energy conditions, in a semi-restricted lagoon.
surface to basement mineral rights within the depositional fairway of the Heath
Archaeological aspects are considered specifically only in Chapter 4, with most of the other chapters dealing with the use of land and freshwater molluscs in studying change in different types of environments or depositional contexts.
Schreiber (geology, university of Washington) Babel (geology, Warsaw University) and Lugli (scienze della terra, Modena, Italy) arrange the articles by tectonics, basin evolution and evaporites, working depositional models, post depositional evolution of sediments, ancients basins and regional reviews.
Additionally, the CBM sample results (and Chadron Formation data) suggest the CBM sandstone may representa complex depositional setting that consisted of multiple depositional systems receiving sediment from multiple, changing sources through a significant interval of time.