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enantiomorph

[ə′nan·tē·ə‚mȯrf]
(chemistry)
One of an isomeric pair of either crystalline forms or chemical compounds whose molecules are nonsuperimposable mirror images. Also known as enantiomer; optical antipode; optical isomer.
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The justification of the American offensive in countries considered having "terrorist potential", by invoking the principle of suzerainty and defensive, is nothing but an enantiomorphic formula, which is related to political argumentation, mirrored by the religious one, attributed to the extremist groupings that generated the violent attacks of modern times.
In this case, the enantiomorphic process of fundamentalisms is better reflected by the distancing and sublimation of the phenomenon, therefore the elimination of irrational, Dionysian effects.
2000) point out that the difficulties in discriminating between mutually enantiomorphic patterns show that the perceptual encodement of a pattern must necessarily involve encodement of its enantiomorph; a discrimination error occurs whenever an observer responds to the enantiomorph as if it were the facsimile of the original pattern.
A Brazil twin is the result of the interpenetration of the left-handed and right-handed crystals and is for that reason not enantiomorphic.
The present study is concerned with the perceptual significance of the confusability of enantiomorphic stimuli (i.
Arranged in a doubled format reminiscent of Hesse's Metronomic Irregularity I (also 1966, and the extraordinary model for the Fischbach piece) and Smithson's Enantiomorphic Chambers, 1965, the puzzle is a testament to the Hesse-Smithson-Holt exchange at the height of its intensity, and to the fact that both Hesse and Smithson were then producing "doubles" (a point to which we'll return).
7 Mark Roeder (Low, Los Angeles) Mark Roeder dreams Smithson's Enantiomorphic Chambers back into existence--but this time only as reflections.
Yet the way the mirror reflections in Smithson's Enantiomorphic Chambers trigger the informe -