From Old French interposicion, from Latininterpositio
Interposition Sentence Examples
The moon suffers the interposition of the opaque earth.
We have already alluded to the interposition of new members in a whorl.
The crucibles or pots used for the production of optical glass very closely resemble those used in the manufacture of flint glass for other purposes; they are " covered " and the molten materials are thus protected from the action of the furnace gases by the interposition of a wall of fireclay, but as crucibles for optical glass are used for only one fusion and are then broken up, they are not made so thick and heavy as those used in flint-glass making, since the latter remain in the furnace for many weeks.
Another cause which might be supposed to modify the action of gravitation between two bodies would be the interposition of masses of matter between them, a cause which materially modifies the action of electrified bodies.
845, when the adventurers were (through the interposition of St Germain, say the Christians) suddenly enveloped in darkness - in a thick fog ?