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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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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.
A minor criticism is that the scope and transnational imbrications suggested by the sub-title (the importance of which, for post-colonial studies, is discussed in the Introduction), belies the focal point and substance of the work.
These variations in style move between encrypted ciphers and meticulous historical research, as when Parker offers a superb analysis of the imbrications of computer technology and oil drilling in Nigeria through the lens of neoliberal economic deregulation.
Les prises de position sur la pluralite des echelles d'action et sur la dialectique micro-macro ne sont pas sans rappeler les travaux americams et britanniques (souvent issus de la science politique) sur le << rescaling >> ou] les auteurs cherchent 5- faire valoir les imbrications croissantes des diverses echelles spatiales (locales, regionale, nationales, supranationales) et la complexification des relations entre elles.
19), and to show how different imbrications of class and gender produce 'contestatory alternative narratives of female subjects' (p.