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Möbius strip

[′mər·bē·əs ‚strip]
(mathematics)
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Unlike the cylindrical ring, the Moebius strip has a definite orientation in space; it can be produced either in a left- or right-handed form (depending on the direction in which it is twisted).
The key term there is that they are equally at work; one is no more important than the other, each opposing sides of a Moebius strip. This relationship is demonstrated through the form of the narrative and its two seemingly opposing sides, wholesome/noir-America, religion/violence.
Part II of this Article criticizes the Australian Government's response to the Fair Use Paper, utilizing the metaphor of the Moebius strip. Part III of this Article addresses the point that by merely introducing a U.S.-style fair use provision into Australian copyright law, of itself, would not be a satisfactory response to the Fair Use Paper.
Likewise, Rosen says, the Moebius strip has two sides only locally, and the points on opposite sides are intimately connected.
[...] The subject knows that not to want to desire has in itself something as irrefutable as that Moebius strip that has no underside, that is to say, that in following it, one will come back mathematically to the surface that is supposed to be its other side' (p.
After Friday evening's performance of "The Moebius Strip" at Theatre Monnot.
It is the cinematic equivalent of a Moebius strip ( the characters go round and round and seem to end up almost where they began.
The film is the cinematic equivalent of a Moebius strip -- the characters go round and round and seem to end up almost where they began.
What distinguishes the 'Moebius strip' is its subversion of the usual (Euclidean) way of representing space: the strip appears to have two sides when in fact it has only one: hence the impossibility of distinguishing its 'back' from its 'front'.
The object is simple enough - complete the course by racing at speeds beyond human endurance through tracks conceived by a guy with a Moebius strip for a mind.
Clearly informed by UN Studio's ongoing formal and conceptual experiments with Moebius strips that spawned the eponymous Moebius House in Amsterdam (AR September 1999), this new dwelling is also conceived as a fluid circuit of space.