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imponderable

adjective immaterial, immateriate, impalpable, imponderous, impossible to calculate, impossiile to measure, impossible to weigh, incalculable, incaaable of being evaluated, incomputable, inestimable, subtile, unsubstantial, unweighable, vague
See also: intangible
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The archive--diversely sourced but deeply interconnected, provocative but hardly polemical--makes it difficult to know what Oursler thinks about any of its particulars or even the big eschatological questions; after all, the title of the project is Imponderable. His inclusion of Kirlian photos--images that appear to document the "coronal energies" that emanate from objects--done by his friend David Bowie might indicate an actual belief in auras, admiration for the singer, or simply an aesthetic attraction to the pictures.
Tony Oursler, Imponderable, Museum of Modern Art, New York, du 18 juin 2016 au 16 avril 2017.
En lo referente a la infraestructura hicimos algunos movimientos internos: primero, se realizaron algunas modificaciones a la ley: se busca la manera de eliminar lo que tiene que ver con la anualidad de las obras o de los proyectos, que es uno de los problemas importantes; pues a veces el ano fiscal no coincide con los plazos para hacer las obras, entre otras cosas porque hay muchos imponderables; por ejemplo, en tiempo de lluvias en donde las obras se detienen o se disminuye la intensidad del trabajo, si se va a hacer un tunel se encuentran imponderables como tocas o lechos rocosos que deben dinamitarse lo que alarga el proceso de la obra.
En su lugar la redistribucion se tomo mas bien como un objetivo prioritario de la politica economica que a su vez nos obliga a revisar los modelos de crecimiento y de bienestar en cada caso utilizados, siempre que se admita la posibilidad de corregir este tipo de errores imponderables, ya sean de tipo macro- o micro-economico.
But there are some imponderables that, depending how they work out, could keep e-commerce from becoming a major threat to advertising spending.
It is the sort of conceit that allows us to focus on the inner workings of Moses' emotional life instead of facing the imponderable mystery of the God who will not be named or known.
It is this rift, says Teskey, that is expressed in the classic macrocosm/microcosm analogy, which betrays a gulf between 'our awareness of the imponderable otherness of nature and our equally imponderable embeddedness in nature' (p.
Most analysis of the judicial function proceeds on a rather highfalutin level, with subtle and imponderable contentions about comparative institutional capacities floating back and forth.
Yet after World War Two which seemed finally to shatter the British Empire, it was the pale green shoots of a succeeding Commonwealth which led the world into imponderable relationships, linked by law, language, literature and inevitably cricket.
The indignity inflicted by a few in the high command on the many in the junior officer corps and to all in the rank and file, is unbearable, More imponderable is the effect these recurring scandals have on military morale for both the present and the future.
To paraphrase appallingly: The desire for meaning, and the artifices through which meaning is pursued, wrest from inarticulate Nature--or from imponderable sorrow--ghostly, evanescent demarcations of who we are and what we mean to be.
It was the year the imponderable was pondered: The venerable thoroughbred racetrack in Hot Springs had fallen in the stretch, and a mercy killing seemed imminent.