from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. That cannot be separated into components: indecomposable matter.
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- adj. Not decomposable: unable to be decomposed.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Not decomposable; incapable or difficult of decomposition; not resolvable into its constituents or elements.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Not decomposable; incapable of decomposition, or of being resolved into parts or elements.
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Since it deals with ideas, and ideas are but one aspect of thought, everything must be reduced to clear and distinct elements, to ultimate or "indecomposable" parts.
Such functionally indecomposable systems are extremely common…so common that the burden of proof rests on anyone who denies that such systems exist in the biological realm.
A indecomposable styrofoam cup pats my tounge with flavor as I recall the Pyschology midterm I passed one-hundred percent.
Therefore, if symmetry were a necessary con - dition of beauty, a beautiful thing would have to be decomposable, and a simple, that is, indecomposable thing could not be beautiful.
The decomposition, having reached this point, can go no further, for the oxide of carbon is indecomposable by leaves, as the following experiment proves.
The truth is that if the arrow leaves the point A to fall down at the point B, its movement AB is as simple, as indecomposable, in so far as it is movement, as the tension of the bow that shoots it.
For Schelling, it is the infinite expressing itself through the finite; for Reid, an occult quality; for Jouffroy, an indecomposable fact; for
In particular, he found compelling the fact that the Brouwerian continuum is not the union of two disjoint nonempty parts ” that it is, in a word, indecomposable.