Re: Need a word

Subject: Re: Need a word
From: Chris Morton <salt -dot- morton -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Fri, 22 Mar 2013 06:30:49 -0700

...and together they sing "Kumbaya." ;<)

Thanks for the suggestions, folks.


Big Amoeba surrounds Baby Amoeba with love. They may or may not touch in a
> hug.
>
> My suggestion is surrounds; de-anthromophosize as needed.
>
> Meryl
>
>
> 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.
>>
>> Ideas?
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References:
Need a word: From: Chris Morton
Re: Need a word: From: Meryl R. Cohen

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