Friday, 30 March 2012

Entry: gestalt (n.)


In context: See previous' previous.

Definition: A ‘shape’, ‘configuration’, or ‘structure’ which as an object of perception forms a specific whole or unity incapable of expression simply in terms of its parts (e.g. a melody in distinction from the notes that make it up)


Other: What a beautifully-written definition. 

SNOOT score: 3

Page: 208
 
Source: Oxford English Dictionary


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