flamboyant structure

flamboyant structure

[flam′bȯi·ənt ′strək·chər]
(geology)
The optical continuity of crystals or grains as disturbed by a structure that is divergent.
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The majestic and flamboyant structure called out to me but I decided to focus instead on the Lake Pichola and Jag Mandir that was visible at a distance.
Although I''ve gone on to read it many times since, I''ve never managed to recapture the amazement of that first encounter: the flamboyant structure, the extravagant language, the ridiculous, compelling characters - all held together by a vision that hovers tantalisingly between comedy and horror.
The workshop with its wealth of timber detail - the flamboyant structure of plywood and stainless steel, the finely perforated walls of the central service zone, the wooden surfaces sunk into concrete floors- is ready to take hammer blows and nail holes, dropped tools, footsteps and shouts, the din of machinery, scorch marks, paint spills.