Abstract form and the building's tendency to dematerialize
(it is sheathed in a silvery membrane that at times disappears into the skies), dissipate size and make accord with the ephemeral nature of the wide Cambridgeshire landscape.
50), the tray became a reflecting surface so perfect that the gallery seemed to dematerialize
The soft glass corners of buildings dematerialize
the mass of the structure, while providing a transition for the landscaping.
The scan beam then dematerializes
the object and stores its pattern in a pattern buffer, thus transforming the atomic constituents of the dematerialized object into a matter stream.
Is "British" not a melting-pot sort of idea that dematerializes
constituents like "Irish"?
Against Venus's polished rhetorical verse (equated with the mimetic or hermetic) which dematerializes
the very body it seeks to re-present, the poem's narrative voice asserts the power of dramatic presentation (= Orphic) which "reinstate[s] the body in all its sensuous and organic power" (55).
In The Private World, for instance, the image, turned upside down and duplicated, looks like a reflection in a mirror; the wall dematerializes
, as if it were an imaginary window onto the outdoors.
Roof and towers are encased in a shimmering skin of lightweight metal mesh that softens and dematerializes