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Synonyms for position

Synonyms for position

the place where a person or thing is located

the way in which one is placed or arranged

one's place and direction relative to one's surroundings

a frame of mind affecting one's thoughts or behavior

something believed or accepted as true by a person

positioning of one individual vis-à-vis others

to put in or assign to a certain position or location

Synonyms for position

a point occupied by troops for tactical reasons

a job in an organization

the appropriate or customary location

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a condition or position in which you find yourself

an opinion that is held in opposition to another in an argument or dispute


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an item on a list or in a sequence

the post or function properly or customarily occupied or served by another

the act of positing

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cause to be in an appropriate place, state, or relation

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The patient is able to achieve the maximum intercuspal position when the teeth of both the arches are effectively guided and reprogrammed the mandibular movement.
Then a recording is taken with the patient closing from rest position into the intercuspal position, followed by a clench.
Subjects were asked to close their teeth into the maximum intercuspal position and instructed to maintain that position until complete setting of the silicone had occurred.
During 3-D acquisition, the patient was asked to keep his head firmly positioned in the headrest and not to smile, which kept the maxillary arches closed in the maximal intercuspal position. To obtain a good result and simplify the later alignment of the different scans during the postprocessing operations, the clinician must ensure that the patient avoids any movements during the scanning process, as well as any alterations of the external profile of the face (i.e., smiling or contracting areas).
As the head-neck adopt a backward posture, increased EMG activity illustrates the elevation forces that direct the mandible into retrusion position accounting for initial occlusal contact that is posterior to the intercuspal position.7,53