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strass

 (străs)
n.
See paste1.

[German Strass or French stras, both after Joseph Strasser, 18th-century German jeweler.]
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strass

(stræs)
n
(Jewellery) jewellery another word for paste16
[C19: German, named after J. Strasser, 18th-century German jeweller who invented it]
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He draws mainly on Kracauer's autobiographical novel, Ginster (1928); Strassen in Berlin und anderswo (1964), a collection of the early texts published in Frankfurter Zeitung; and Jacques Offenbach and the Paris of His Time (1938)--all of which "suggest ways in which the subjective can reappropriate urban life." "Resubjectivization" of the urban experience, introduced in Simmel's Philosophy of Money as a concept allowing plural reactions to urban life, is in Ginster a strategy to create space in the city for reflection.