[Signs of] Otherwise Eyes


acropolis   1 : the upper fortified part of an ancient Greek city (as Athens)   2: a height of a city or district fortified or strengthened as a place of refuge

annex   1 a : to attach as a proper attribute or as a distinctive quality   b: to attach as a necessary consequence

annexation 1 : the act of annexing or state of being annexed   2 : something that is annexed   3 : the union of property with a freehold so as to become a fixture

archive   usu pl 1 c : any repository or collection esp. of information

augury   2 : a sign or omen taken as an indication of the future   3 : an indication of the future or future events

chronosomatics   1 : an interpretive method that deals with the interrelationship between chronological or historical sequence and consecutive transverse sections of the human body   2 : a metaphorical link between specific points in time with specific points on or in the human body   3 : a theory whereby the morphology and physiology of the human body is seen as representative of the complete continuum of human existence   4 : The Timepiece of Humanity   5 : the calendar incarnate

collection   2 a : an assembly of objects of specimens for the purposes of education, research, or interest

datum   3 : DATE

detail   1 a : extended treatment of or attention to particular items   b archaic : a narrative that relates minute points   2 : a part of a whole: as   a : a small or subordinate part : PARTICULAR, ITEM, CIRCUMSTANCE   b : a portion considered independently of the parts considered together   c : a minor part (as the cornice, caps of the buttresses, capitals of the columns of a building)   3 : DETAIL DRAWING

enfilade   :   the French system of aligning internal doors in a sequence so that a vista is obtained through a series of rooms when all the doors are open. They are usually placed close to the windows. The arrangement was introduced c.1650 and became a feature of Baroque palace planning.

2extreme   1 : a an extreme state or condition 4 a (1) : a very pronounced or excessive degree : EXCESS   (2) : the utmost conceivable or tolerable degree : the utter limit : MAXIMUM

facading also fašading   : to impose a facade on

graft   2 a : to join or fasten as if by grafting so as to bring about a close union   b : to implant (living tissue) so as to form an organic union (as in a lesion)   c : to join or mend invisibly; esp : to weave together with a neddle (two unfinished or broken edges of knitted fabric)

hybrid   1 a : marked by heterogeneity in origin, composition, or appearance : COMPOSITE   b : being a linguistic hybrid   2 : of, relating to, or resulting from the union of gametes from parents of different genotype   3 : having characteristics resulting from the blending of two diverse cultures or traditions

hyper-   1 : over : above : beyond : SUPER-   2 : overmuch : excessively : EXTRA-   3 a : excessive in extent or quality

hypostyle :   a hall or other large space over which the roof is supported by rows of columns giving a forest-like appearance

ichnography   : a horizontal section (as of a building) showing true dimensions according to a geometric scale : GROUND PLAN, MAP

infringement   1 : the act of infringing : BREACH, VIOLATION, NONFULFILLMENT   2 : an encroachment or tresspass on a right or privilege : TRESPASS

innuendo   1 : veiled, oblique, or covert allusion to something not directly named : HINT, INSINUATION esp : veiled or equivocal allusion reflecting upon the character, ability or other trait of the person referred to

intention   2 : an intended object : AIM, END   3 : the import or meaning of something : something that is conveyed or intended to be conveyed to the understanding : SIGNIFICANCE

interpolate   1 a : to alter or corrupt (as a text) by inserting new or foreign matter; esp : to change by inserting matter that is new or foreign to the purpose of the author   b : to insert (words) into a text : put in (a remark) in a conversation   2 : to insert between other things or parts : INTERCALATE   3 : to estimate values of (a function) between two known values

interpolation   1 : an act of interpolating or state of being interpolated : introduction of something spurious or foreign   2 : something that is introduced or inserted : INSERTION   3 : the process of calculating approximate values by interpolating between values already known

lacuna, lacunae   1 : a blank space : GAP, HOLE, : a missing part : DEFECT, FLAW

locale   1 : a place or locality esp. when viewed in relation to a particular event or characteristic   2 : LOCATION, SITE, SITUATION


1otherwise adv   1 : in a different way or manner : DIFFERENTLY   2 : in different circumstances : under other conditions   3 : in other respects

2otherwise adj   1 : DIFFERENT   2 : under different circumstances

eye b   (1) : the faculty of seeing with or as if with the eyes : SIGHT, VISION : power of perceiving physically or mentally   (2) : the ability to see very keenly or with special clarity : keen discernment : keen discrimination and appreciation   (3) : range of vision : VISUAL FIELD   c (1) : LOOK, GLANCE, GAZE, VIEW   (2) : a very attentive look : close watch : close observation or supervision : SCRUTINY   d : POINT OF VIEW : way of looking at something : JUDGMENT

ottopia   : the built environment as perceived through a schizophrenic mind or sensibility

plan   1 : a drawing or diagram drawn on a plane: as   a : a top view of a machine   b : a representation of a horizontal section of a building -- see GROUND PLAN   c : a large-scale map of a small area   3 a : a method of achieving something : a way of carrying out a design : DEVICE   b : a method of doing something : PROCEDURE, WAY   c : a detailed and systematic formulation of a large-scale campaign or program of action   d : a proposed undertaking or goal : AIM, INTENTION   4 a : an orderly arrangement of parts in terms of an overall design or objective

ramp   3 : a sloping way: as   a : a sloping floor or walk leading from one level to another   c : an inclined roadway connecting two thorough-fares (as in an interchange) or serving as a means of access to or exit from a bridge, a tunnel, or a parking area

reenactionary   1 : being or exhibiting the qualities of a reenactment   2 : the philosophical or theoretical notion that reenactment underlies much of humanity's cultural and ritualistic traditions as well as humanity's artistic expressions   3 : one of the foremost characterists of late 20th century tourism

remove   1 : to change or shift the location, position, station, or residence of : SHIFT, TRANSFER   2 : to move by lifting, pushing aside, or taking away or off : put aside, apart, or elsewhere

sagacity   1a : the quality of being sagacious : quickness or acuteness of sense perceptions : keenness of discernment or penetration with soundness of judgment : ability to see what is relevant and significant

7scale   7 a : relative size of esp. architectural parts as compared with the whole or with the human figure   b : proper or intended size, proportion, and relationship with reference to other elements and to the whole or to the setting -- in scale : in conformity to its due proportion in a fixed scale -- out of scale : not in conformity to its due proportion in a fixed scale

3shock   3 a : a disturbance in the equilibrium or permanence of an institution or organized entity   b : something that causes outrage, horror, stupefaction, or disturbance or agitation in an institution, person, or organized system

4shock   2 a : to strike with surprise, terror, horror, or disgust : strongly effect : OFFEND, ASTONISH, SCANDALIZE

1skin   2a : the external limiting layer of an animal body esp. when forming a tough but flexible cover relatively impermeable from without while intact: as   (1) : the 2-layered covering of the vertebrate body sometimes modified by the presence of bony plates (as in an armadillo) or scales (as in most fishes and reptiles) and consisting of an outer ectodermal epidermis that is more or less cornified and penetrated by the openings of various glands (as sweat and sebaceous glands in man) and an inner mesodermal dermis that is composed largely of connective tissue and is richly supplied with body vessels and nerves   4 : a sheathing or casing forming the outside surface of a structure: as a : a covering of planking or metal plates outside the framing that forms the sides and bottom of a ship : SHELL   b : an exterior wall of a building (1) : either of two panels that enclose a hollow space containing the framework   (2) : thin weather-resistant stainless steel, aluminum, or other metal used alone or in combination with glass and other material to form a curtail wall

solarize   1 : to expose to sunlight : affect or alter in some way by the action of the sun's rays   2 : to interpret in terms of or color with solarism   3 : to subject (photographic materials) to solarization

theory   1 archaic : imaginative contemplation of reality : direct intellectual apprehension : INSIGHT   2 a : a belief, policy, or procedure proposed or followed as the basic of action : a principle or plan of action   b : an ideal or hypothetical set of facts, principles, or circumstances   3 a (1) : the body of generalizations and principles developed in association with practice in a field of activity (as medicine, music) and forming its content as an intellectual discipline : pure as distinguished from applied art or science   (2) : the coherent set of hypothetical, conceptual, and pragmatic principles forming the general frame of reference for a field of inquiry (as for deducing principles, formulating hypotheses for testing, undertaking actions   (3) b : abstract knowledge   c (1) : a field of intellectual inquiry   4 : a judgment, conception, proposition, or formula (as relating to the nature, action, cause, or origin of a phenomenon or groups of phenomena) formed by speculation or deduction or by abstraction and generalization from facts; as   a : a hypothetical entity or structure explaining or relating an observed set of facts   b : a working hypothesis given probability by experimental evidence or by factual or conceptual analysis but not conclusively established or accepted as a law   5 : an unproved assumption : CONJECTURE, SPECULATION, SUPPOSITION

trans-metabolic   1 : the quality or state of being over or beyond metabolism   2 : those operations of the human imagination that transcend the metabolic : OSMOTIC IMAGINATION, ELECTROMAGNETIC IMAGINATION, POLARIZED IMAGINATION, OMNI-FREQUENCY IMAGINATION

visitation   c : VISIT   3 a : a visit to a place of interest (as on a sigthseeing or educational tour)

zeitgeist   : the spirit of the time : the general intellectual and moral state of the trend of culture and taste characteristic of an era




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