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Phrenic
01-18-2019, 11:09 PM
Does concave in the following sentence describe the base and top, or just the base?

“Cupped between a concave base and top, a metallic sphere, at least 4 meters in diameter, spun rapidly.”

-Riv-
01-18-2019, 11:20 PM
Does concave in the following sentence describe the base and top, or just the base?

“Cupped between a concave base and top, a metallic sphere, at least 4 meters in diameter, spun rapidly.”
I read it as modifying both.

Here's some more specific info. link (https://theeditorsblog.net/2015/08/08/one-adjective-paired-with-multiple-nouns-a-readers-question/)

Phrenic
01-19-2019, 09:28 AM
Thank you for the info and superb site, Riv! (See what I did there?) :)

-Riv-
01-19-2019, 09:33 AM
Thank you for the info and superb site, Riv! (See what I did there?) :)
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