arranged (scales, sepals, plates, etc.) so that they overlap like roof tiles
through an imbricated analysis of an early draft
An imbrication of the natural and the artificial is now the rule, and their separation is an increasingly rare exception with the passage of time.
there is no such thing as a purely 'literary' response: all such responses, not least those to literary form, to the aspects of a work which are sometimes jealously reserved to the 'aesthetic', are deeply imbricated with the kind of social and historical individuals we are.
tense imbrication with the dynamics of capitalism
a panel of imbricated torn shower curtains
poverty drives them to seasonal labour in construction, mining, industry and commerce legal and illegal. Thus they become imbricated with the country’s small but growing working class.
the imbrication of class inequality and status hierarchy in contemporary society
criticism as deeply imbricated within moral and cultural experience as a whole
Lionel Trilling imbricates ideas and aesthetics with greater skill