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deposition

noun  us   /ˌdep·əˈzɪʃ·ən, ˌdi·pə-/

deposition noun (STATEMENT)

[C] law a formal written statement by a witness in a legal matter

deposition noun (CHANGE)

chemistry [U] a process in which a gas changes to a solid without first becoming a liquid

deposition noun (SUBSTANCE)

earth science [C/U] the process by which solid materials, such as earth and rock, are added to gradually by the action of wind or water, or the structure resulting from this process
Translations of “deposition”
in Chinese (Traditional) 聲明, 證言, 書面證詞…
in Chinese (Simplified) 声明, 证言, 书面证词…
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