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imbricate

[′im·brə·kət]
(biology)
Having overlapping edges, such as scales, or the petals of a flower.

imbricate

To overlap in regular order, as shingling, tiles, etc.
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In the final chapter, Leonardi concludes with a summary of the imbrication perspective that restores agency to humans and artifacts in the process of organizing and technological change.
There is a valuable glossary of nineteenth-century medical terms, five different indexes, and a bibliography in twelve sections; this is a study, in short, which will satisfy the patient specialist keen to investigate the imbrications of fin de siecle scientific, intellectual, and cultural attitudes to illness, but one which, at times laboured in its exposition and over four hundred pages long, would have benefited from stricter editorial pruning.
A strength throughout Dentith's book, in addition to his wide range of interests and his deep knowledge of various genres, is his enviable capability for extracting strands of imbricated relationships of epic and modernity, epic and novel, nation and empire, history and the present, while interrogating our assumptions about the relationships that those very imbrications perpetuate and hide.
But the commodity analysis is rather too fascinated with its tacky cabinet of curiosities, and derivative too--it cites Marx and Benjamin as one would expect but curiously omits reference to George Simmel's work on the social imbrications of money when discussing the production of casino gambling chips bearing 9/u images.
Jeannine Koubi nous propose au prealable une tres dense et passionnante introduction qui resume en quelque sorte la societe toradja, relevant de la sphere des espaces sociaux restreints, ce que l'on a nomme aussi les << civilisations du vegetal et de l'oralite >> (opposees aux espaces sociaux larges de l'ecrit et du bati) dans ses grandes lignes et dans ses denses imbrications et entrelacs sociaux, religieux, economiques, politiques et culturels, bien localisee a l'aide de trois cartes informatives et eclairantes.
Il aurait peut-etre ete souhaitable de situer la fracture numerique comme temoignage d'une fracture qui est d'abord sociale et imputable, en partie, aux caracteristiques socio-economiques des milieux en cause, mais egalement aux imbrications regissant nos economies de marche (c'est-a-dire, propriete intellectuelle, barrieres tarifaires et non tarifaires, politiques d'investissements et autres).
The individual chapters on Conrad, Verne, Loti, and Segalen interspersed with references to a number of writers, including a brief, provocative analysis of Gaugin's Noa Noa are very detailed and follow a kind of technical pattern with slight variations: Bongie moves from close readings of certain significant passages and texts using different theoretical aids such as Emile Benveniste's linguistic analysis of tenses (Loti's Aziyade) to more macroscopic analyses chiefly grounded in narrative theory and new historicism that help him unravel the -singular imbrications of histories (p.
L'auditoire a eu droit, ensuite, a un tableau de l'art theatral japonais ancien, comme le theatre no et le kabuki, leurs imbrications etroites avec l'art musical.
The sedimentary structures include horizontal bedding, planar and trough cross beddings, load-casts, imbrications, fining-upward, burrows, scour, and fill and mud balls.