esemplastic
adjective Etymology: Greek es hen into one + English plastic Date: 1817 shaping or having the power to shape disparate things into a unified whole <
the esemplastic power of the poetic imagination — W. H. Gardner
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  • esemplastic — [es΄əm plas′tik] adj. bringing together or able to bring together different concepts and thoughts into a unified whole [the esemplastic ability of the imagination] …   English World dictionary

  • Esemplastic — Es em*plas tic, a. [Gr. es into, to + en one + plastiko s molded, formed. See {Plastic}.] Shaped into one; tending to, or formative into, unity. [R.] Coleridge. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • esemplastic — /es em plas tik, euhm /, adj. having the ability to shape diverse elements or concepts into a unified whole: the esemplastic power of a great mind to simplify the difficult. [1810 20; < Gk es , dial. var. of eis into + (h)én, neut. of heîs one +… …   Universalium

  • esemplastic — es•em•plas•tic [[t]ˌɛs ɛmˈplæs tɪk, əm [/t]] adj. cvb having the ability to shape diverse elements or concepts into a unified whole; unifying: the esemplastic power of the mind[/ex] • Etymology: 1817; < Gk es , dial. var. of eis into +(h)én,… …   From formal English to slang

  • esemplastic — adjective /ɛsɛmˈplæstɪk/ Unifying; having the power to shape disparate things into a unified whole …   Wiktionary

  • esemplastic — es·em·plas·tic …   English syllables

  • esemplastic — |eˌsem|plastik, |esə̇m adjective Etymology: Greek es, eis into (from en in) + English em (from Greek hen , heis one) + English plastic more at in, heno : sh …   Useful english dictionary

  • Joji Yuasa — Jōji Yuasa (jap. 湯浅 譲二, Yuasa Jōji; * 12. August 1929 in Kōriyama) ist ein japanischer Komponist. Während der Vorbereitung zum Medizinstudium an der Keio University in Tokyo lernte Yuasa den Komponisten Toru Takemitsu und den Musikwissenschaftler …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Jōji Yuasa — (jap. 湯浅 譲二, Yuasa Jōji; * 12. August 1929 in Kōriyama) ist ein japanischer Komponist. Während der Vorbereitung zum Medizinstudium an der Keio University in Tokyo lernte Yuasa den Komponisten Toru Takemitsu und den Musikwissenschaftler Kuniharu… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Yuasa Joji — Jōji Yuasa (jap. 湯浅 譲二, Yuasa Jōji; * 12. August 1929 in Kōriyama) ist ein japanischer Komponist. Während der Vorbereitung zum Medizinstudium an der Keio University in Tokyo lernte Yuasa den Komponisten Toru Takemitsu und den Musikwissenschaftler …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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