englobe

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englobe

(ɪnˈɡləʊb)
vb (tr)
1. to surround as if in a globe
2. (Biology) biology to absorb foreign bodies within a phagocyte
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The theme community englobes unity in diversity and promotion of harmonious living.
As concerned as ever with making the case for the authentic over the copy, the real over the virtual, Reda gives us an amusing read in which pop culture and the classics, Agatha Christie and Hercule Poirot, Ra (Egyptian Sun God) and Hathor (Sekhmet--the Sun Goddess) can all affect the turn of events: " Ce n'etait plus l'histoire miserable du Ramses que nous interpretions, mais une variante de moins en moins particularisee du modele archetypique auquel elle se rattachait dans la sphere ou sont englobes les hommes et les dieux.
For the "imagicity" or integral image to which Sokurov's films aspire englobes the entirety o f the work and reposes on just those features of limited visibility, seamlessness, and the unprecedented eradication of linear perspective.