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  • adjective Not combinable.


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  • Sound and colour have analogies only in their lowest depth, as vibrations and excitement; as they grow specific and objective, they diverge; and although the same consciousness perceives them, it perceives them as unrelated and uncombinable objects.

    The Sense of Beauty Being the Outlines of Aesthetic Theory

  • He compiles very different, and, at first glance, uncombinable stylistic approaches. Front Page

  • In both cases the element evolved is liberated at the pole, but not retained by it; but by virtue of its elastic, uncombinable, and immiscible condition passes away into the surrounding medium.

    Experimental Researches in Electricity, Volume 1

  • Shostakovich demonstrated in his music a knack for 'combining what was uncombinable', an approprch later to be described by Russian musicologists as 'polystylistics'.



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