(Physics), the inclination of a plane at which a body placed on the plane would remain at rest, or if in motion would roll or slide down with uniform velocity; the angle at which the various kinds of earth will stand when abandoned to themselves.

Syn. — Rest; recumbency; reclination; ease; quiet; quietness; tranquillity; peace.

(Re*posed") a. Composed; calm; tranquil; at rest. Bacon.Re*pos"ed*ly adv.Re*pos"ed*ness, n.

(Re*pose"ful) a. Full of repose; quiet.

(Re*pos"er) n. One who reposes.

(Re*pos"it) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Reposited; p. pr. & vb. n. Repositing.] [L. repositus, p. p. of reponere to put back; pref. re- re- + ponere to put. See Position.] To cause to rest or stay; to lay away; to lodge, as for safety or preservation; to place; to store.

Others reposit their young in holes.

(Re`po*si"tion) n. [L. repositio.] The act of repositing; a laying up.

(Re*pos"i*tor) n. (Surg.) An instrument employed for replacing a displaced organ or part.

(Re*pos"i*to*ry) n. [L. repositorium, repostorium: cf. OF. repositoire.] A place where things are or may be reposited, or laid up, for safety or preservation; a depository. Locke.

(Re`pos*sess") v. t. To possess again; as, to repossess the land. Pope.

To repossess one's self of to acquire again

(Re`pos*ses"sion) n. The act or the state of possessing again.

(Re*po"sure) n. Rest; quiet.

In the reposure of most soft content.

(Re*pour") v. t. To pour again.

(||Re*pous`sé") a. [F., p. p. of repousser to thrust back; pref re- + pousser to push. See Push.] (a) Formed in relief, as a pattern on metal. (b) Ornamented with patterns in relief made by pressing or hammering on the reverse side; — said of thin metal, or of a vessel made of thin metal.n. Repoussé work.

Repoussé work, ornamentation of metal in relief by pressing or hammering on the reverse side.

(Re*prefe") n. Reproof. [Obs.] Chaucer.

(Rep`re*hend") v. t. [imp. & p. p. Reprehended; p. pr. & vb. n. Reprehending.] [L. reprehendere, reprehensum, to hold back, seize, check, blame; pref. re- re- + prehendere to lay hold of. See Prehensile, and cf. Reprisal. ] To reprove or reprimand with a view of restraining, checking, or preventing; to make charge of fault against; to disapprove of; to chide; to blame; to censure. Chaucer.

Aristippus being reprehended of luxury by one that was not rich, for that he gave six crowns for a small

Angle of repose

  By PanEris using Melati.

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