A laptop computer juxtaposed over a book.
An example of juxtapose is when you put a very short book next to a very long book.
Origin of juxtaposeFrench juxtaposer: see juxta- and amp; pose
transitive verbjux·ta·posed, jux·ta·pos·ing, jux·ta·pos·es
Origin of juxtaposeFrench juxtaposer : Latin i&umacron;xt&amacron;, close by; see yeug- in Indo-European roots + French poser, to place (from Old French; see pose1).
(third-person singular simple present juxtaposes, present participle juxtaposing, simple past and past participle juxtaposed)
- To place side by side, especially for contrast or comparison.