Noun Imbrication Definition and Examples


Noun:

Imbrication

Pronunciation:

/ˌɪmbrɪˈkeɪʃ(ə)n/

Definition:
1.

noun

  1. 'It is unclear when the biotite gneisses were imbricated with the cover units or what controlled the imbrication.'
  2. 'Because of the imbrication of early modern African literature with the anticolonial and cultural nationalisms of the 1950s and the 1960s, African literature came to mirror the patriarchal nature of African politics.'
((n.) An overlapping of the edges, like that of tiles or shingles; hence, intricacy of structure; also, a pattern or decoration representing such a structure.)



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