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double spiral

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  • double spiral —    by Richard G. Smith   Once upon a time there was a general consensus among the AngloAmerican Left that Baudrillard s writings could be separated into those that are Marxist and those that are postmodern. Reminiscent of Althusser s famous… …   The Baudrillard dictionary

  • spiral — 1. Coiled; winding around a center like a watch spring; winding and ascending like a wire spring. 2. A structure in the shape of a coil. [Mediev. L. spiralis, fr. G. speira, a coil] Curschmann spirals spirally twisted masses of mucus occurring in …   Medical dictionary

  • double —    by Graeme Gilloch   From earliest times, human beings have imagined themselves to be accompanied by the double, be it as a shadow, a spirit, a namesake, a reflection or a totem. But while the primitive has a non alienated duelrelation with his… …   The Baudrillard dictionary

  • double helix — twisted double spiral structure of DNA molecules composed of two linear strands of nucleotides joined by hydrogen bonds …   English contemporary dictionary

  • double helix — /dʌbəl ˈhilɪks/ (say dubuhl heeliks) noun any two interlocking spirals, especially the structure of DNA where two chains are held together by hydrogen bonds in a double spiral …   Australian English dictionary

  • Spiral Dynamics — is a theory of human development introduced in the 1996 book Spiral Dynamics by Don Beck and Chris Cowan. The book was based on the theory of psychology professor Clare W. Graves, and originally targeted at a business management audience. The… …   Wikipedia

  • spiral — spiral, ale, aux [ spiral, o ] adj. • 1534; lat. scolast. spiralis, de spira → spire ♦ Rare (sauf avec quelques n.) Qui a la forme d une courbe tournant autour d un pôle dont elle s éloigne. Courbe, ligne spirale. Ressort spiral : ressort plat… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Spiral Dynamics — (engl.) ist ein kultursoziologisches Modell von Don Beck und Chris Cowan. Ihr Entwicklungsmodell, vorgestellt im gleichnamigen Buch von 1996 (dt. 2007), basiert auf den Arbeiten des US amerikanischen Psychologen Clare W. Graves. Das Buch richtet… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Double Indemnity (film) — Double Indemnity Theatrical release poster Directed by Billy Wilder Produced by …   Wikipedia

  • Double junction — (left hand running) A double junction is a railway junction where a double track railway splits into two double track lines. Usually, one line is the main line and carries traffic through the junction at normal speed, while the other track is a… …   Wikipedia

  • Double-clad fiber — Refractive index profile of dispersion compensating double clad fiber. c:core, i:inner cladding, o:outer cladding …   Wikipedia

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