interlace

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Middle English entrelacen, from Anglo-Norman entrelacer, from inter- + lacer (weave).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈin.tɚ.leɪs/, /ˌin.tɚˈleɪs/
  • Rhymes: -eɪs

Noun[edit]

interlace (uncountable)

  1. A technique of improving the picture quality of a video signal primarily on CRT devices without consuming extra bandwidth.

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Verb[edit]

interlace (third-person singular simple present interlaces, present participle interlacing, simple past and past participle interlaced)

  1. (transitive) To cross one with another; to interweave: as, to interlace wires; hence, to mingle; to blend.
  2. (intransitive) To cross one another as if woven together, as interlacing branches; to intertwine; to blend intricately.

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References[edit]

  • interlace in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911