intercalate

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin intercalātus, perfect passive participle of intercalō.

Verb[edit]

intercalate (third-person singular simple present intercalates, present participle intercalating, simple past and past participle intercalated)

  1. To insert an extra, leap, day into a calendar in order to maintain synchrony with natural phenomena.
  2. To insert an extra month into a calendar for the same purpose. The Hebrew calendar has such a month.
  3. (molecular biology) To insert a substance between two or more molecules, bases, cells, or tissues.

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Italian[edit]

Verb[edit]

intercalate

  1. second-person plural present indicative of intercalare
  2. second-person plural imperative of intercalare
  3. feminine plural of intercalato

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Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

intercalāte

  1. second-person plural present active imperative of intercalō