undecomposable


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undecomposable

(ˌʌndɪkəmˈpəʊzəbəl)
adj
indecomposable or unable to be decomposed
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Adj.1.undecomposable - representing the furthest possible extent of analysis or division into partsundecomposable - representing the furthest possible extent of analysis or division into parts; "a feeling is a simple and undecomposable mental state"- G.S.Brett; "this weight of evidence is something mystical and unanalyzable"-M.R.Cohen
simple - having few parts; not complex or complicated or involved; "a simple problem"; "simple mechanisms"; "a simple design"; "a simple substance"
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Since an absolutely singular set is present in the situation as undecomposable, 'all of a piece', it obviously cannot be counted in terms of its parts and thus remains without representation in the state of the situation: "Such a multiple is solely presented as the multiple-that-it-is.
Gel'kin, Ultrafilters and undecomposable spaces, Vestnik.
In effect Schelling strategically permits but then deconstructs the notion of an undecomposable substance: first of all by defining the indecomposable in terms of its potentiality rather than resistance, as that which, because it cannot be broken down further, "is only composable"; and then, by arguing that "no composition of indecomposable materials can take place" unless "bound actants in them become free" (31), which is to say that the undecomposable is in fact decomposable into a multiplicity of actants.
Where Jackendoff characterizes functions as undecomposable units like BE, CAUSE, GO, we decompose functions into a smaller set of atoms.