a manuscript or piece of writing material on which the original writing has been effaced to make room for later writing but of which traces remain
the palimpsest of cultural meanings that preoccupy the way we imagine housing and security.
the hotel - itself a palimpsest of fantasies and atrocities, an echo chamber of memories and anticipations
it is already a palimpsest, spooked by itself; at least two versions are playing, out of sync
The computer was suddenly revealed as palimpsest
Perhaps Facebook no longer fully understands its own tangle of algorithms--the code, all sixty million lines of it, is a palimpsest, where engineers and layer upon layer of new commands.
this is true, I don't even understand how Macro works and I wrote all the (much fewer lines of) code myself