Palimpsest

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Palimpsest Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • a manuscript (usually written on papyrus or parchment) on which more than one text has been written with the earlier writing incompletely erased and still visible

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • a manuscript (usually written on papyrus or parchment) on which more than one text has been written with the earlier writing incompletely erased and still visible

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Palimpsest'


  • Palimpsest: For other uses, see Palimpsest (disambiguation). A palimpsest /ˈpælɪmpsɛst/ is a manuscript page, either from a scroll or a book, from which the text
  • Archimedes Palimpsest: The Archimedes Palimpsest is a parchment codex palimpsest, which originally was a 10th-century Byzantine copy of an otherwise unknown work of Archimedes
  • Palimpsest (novella): For the Catherynne M. Valente work, see Palimpsest (novel). For other uses, see Palimpsest. Palimpsest is a 2009 science fiction novella by Charles Stross
  • Palimpsest (planetary astronomy): A palimpsest, in planetary astronomy, is an ancient crater on an icy moon of the outer Solar System whose relief has disappeared due to creep of the icy
  • Palimpsest (geology): In geology, a palimpsest is a geographical feature composed of superimposed structures created at different times. Palimpsest is beginning to be used
  • Palimpsest (disambiguation): Palimpsest is a manuscript page from a scroll or book that has been scraped off and used again. Palimpsest may also refer to: Palimpsest (novel), fantasy

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