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Subject:Re: Need a word From:"Meryl R. Cohen" <merylster -at- gmail -dot- com> To:"salt -dot- morton -at- gmail -dot- com" <salt -dot- morton -at- gmail -dot- com> Date:Thu, 21 Mar 2013 19:49:37 -0400
Big Amoeba surrounds Baby Amoeba with love. They may or may not touch in a
My suggestion is surrounds; de-anthromophosize as needed.
On Thursday, March 21, 2013, Chris Morton wrote:
> Imagine two amoeba-like shapes, one smaller than the other. Both are only
> represented by their outlines. The smaller amoeba outline appears to have
> been ingested by the larger amoeba outline, but its boundary does touch
> that of its larger brethren.
> I'm looking for an adjective to describe this condition that is similar to
> concentric or conjoined, neither of which are 100% accurate in describing
> this item. The best I've come up with to date is to describe the larger
> amoeba as the "surrounding region" of the smaller amoeba.
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