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tropicalize

[′träp·ə·kə‚līz]
(engineering)
To prepare electronic equipment for use in a tropical climate by applying a coating that resists moisture and fungi.
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As part of the conceptual apparatus of my forthcoming book entitled Tropical Figures: Colonialist Representation and Anticolonial Agency, 1688-1804, "levantinization" is a process allied with the more general mechanism of "tropicalization." Tropicalization enables postcolonial readers to reappropriate colonialist metropolitan discourses and practices through a genealogy that attends to resistance as well as oppression.
thesis, The Tropicalization of the Anglophone Caribbean: The Picturesque and the Aesthetics and Politics of Space in Jamaica and The Bahamas (2002).
Este autor tiene una abarcadora produccion literaria: Papo Got His Gun (1966), Snaps (1969), Mainland (1973), Tropicalization (1976), By Lingual Wholes (1982), Rhythm, Content & Flavor (1989), Red Beans (1991), Panoramas (1997), Maraca (2001) y The Mountain in the Sea (2006).
This attempt is framed by the modalities of the "travelling gaze" and "tropicalization." The former traces the representation of Indian landscapes, primarily by focusing on scientific (botanical) attempts to render the environment of the subcontinent comprehensible to British sensibilities.
In these post-Buenavista years, when most practitioners of Cuban/Antillean genres and hybrid forms are trapped in "lo mismo de lo mismo" (meaning, for example, a lame guarachita labeled as "salsa," a hyperactive rumbita categorized as "tiraba," or a frigid tropicalization of the North American Songbook known as "Latin jazz"), it is always a great pleasure to get one of the bandleading percussionist/composer John Santos' discs in the mail, including his most recent recording, an enchanting and mostly original Panamerican/Pancaribbean brew that combines bonafide Cuban jazz, descarga, mambo, danzon, rumba, chachacha, mozambique, bata, palo, bomba, jibaro-style decimas, etc.
Extra-basic Adaptation of projects and specifications due to materials, production conditions or characteristics of the local market (tropicalization).
It is also noteworthy that there are arguments in the literature pointing to the need of "tropicalization" of existing International Business theories, so as to make them capable of explaining a set of new phenomena that are taking place in emerging markets (or in developing nations, these terms being used interchangeably in this paper).
cit.; Schor, 2008; Conesa, L., The Tropicalization of Proportionality Balancing: The Colombian and Mexican Examples, Cornell Law School LL.M., Paper Series No 13, 2008; Restrepo, E., "Constitutional Reform and Social Progress: The Constitutionalization of Daily life in Colombia", paper presented in SELA: Seminario en Latinoamerica de Teoria Politica y Constitucional, Yale Law School, 2002, in <http://www.
Tropicalization. New York: Reed, Cannon and Johnson, 1976.
Overfishing, tropicalization of fish stocks, uncertainty & ecosystem management: resharpening Ockham's razor.
This nationalist response to Walker's transnational stimulus reveals an effect of the cultural contact between Anglo and Latin America that exceeds the framework suggested by the process of "tropicalization," as that term has been defined and discussed by Frances R.
"The tropicalization of proportionality balancing: The Colombian and Mexican examples", Cornell Law School LL.M.