Definitions

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  • adj. Of or relating to M C Escher (1898-1972), Dutch artist.

Etymologies

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Escher +‎ -ian

Examples

  • The book is important on many Escherian -- levels -- addressing the full frontal disclosure of female sexuality and pleasure -- it's an exclamation on sluggish pace of women's 'equality.

    Madeline Wheeler: A Book of One's Own: The Myth of a Top Ten

  • NOTE: This is only a single thread, one meandering stairway in the Escherian algorithm of world history.

    Distractus Refractus Ontologicus: The Dissemination of Michael Martone

  • But because the system is closed, the modernist then also struggles to find meaning for him or herself – we have these Escherian Lizards trying to escape from a two-dimensional picture only to find themselves still within the picture.

    Another Chink in a Worldview's Armor?

  • Then that faded away, replaced by hypnotic spirals and dizzying Escherian landscapes.

    The Sinister Six Combo

  • Unholy DPS is one of the biggest roller coasters you can step on as a death knight DPSer, in that almost every major patch has bought huge changes to the tree, sometimes making it totally overpowered, sometimes slamming it down into the dirt, sometimes making a basic unholy spec look like a convoluted Escherian nightmare.

    WoW.com

  • In a true Escherian twist, those interlocking two-dimensional lizards show up as oversize puzzle pieces on the museum's activity table, where children (and grown-ups) can arrange and rearrange them in a hands-on demonstration of just how cleverly they fit together.

    NYT > Home Page

  • Take, for example, the image of the Tower of Babel, where four men are seen escaping to the four winds, driven away from the Escherian edifice by probing tongues lewdly extended from the windows.

    JPost Headlines

  • Escherian -- levels -- addressing the full frontal disclosure of female sexuality and pleasure -- it's an exclamation on sluggish pace of women's 'equality.

    The Full Feed from HuffingtonPost.com

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