Definition of Intercalated

1. Verb. (past of intercalate) ¹



2. Adjective. (geology) interleaved, formed in distinctly alternating layers. ¹

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Definition of Intercalated

1. intercalate [v] - See also: intercalate

Medical Definition of Intercalated

1. Interposed; inserted between two others. Origin: L. Intercalatus (05 Mar 2000)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Intercalated

interbreeding
interbreeds
interbring
interbud
interbuilding
interburst
intercadence
intercadent
intercalant
intercalary meristem
intercalary neuron
intercalary staphyloma
intercalary year
intercalate
intercalated (current term)
intercalated disc
intercalated disk
intercalated ducts
intercalated nucleus
intercalates
intercalating
intercalating agents
intercalating mutagen
intercalation
intercalation compound
intercalations
intercalator
intercalators
intercamp

Literary usage of Intercalated

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Great Ice Age and Its Relation to the Antiquity of Man by James Geikie (1894)
"In the next illustration (Fig. 30) two beds of till are apparent. The intercalated beds here consist of sand and clay. They are capped by till, t'1, ..."

2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"When a month is thus suppressed, there is always one intercalated month, ... There are normally seven intercalated months, rising to eight when a month is ..."

3. Elements of Geology by Charles Lyell (1839)
"The Wealden, including the Weald clay, Hastings sand, and Purbeck beds— intercalated between two marine formations — Fossil shells freshwater, ..."

4. Elements of Geology; Or, The Ancient Changes of the Earth and Its by Charles Lyell (1865)
"... relations of the Upper and Lower Cretaceous strata—Wealden Formation—Freshwater strata intercalated between two marine groups—Weald Clay and Hastings ..."

5. Cosmos: A Sketch of a Physical Description of the Universe by Alexander von Humboldt (1860)
"The idea formed of the heaven of the fixed stars was extended to the planets ; and thus arose the theory of the eccentric intercalated spheres of Eudoxus ..."

6. The Bookman (1915)
"Incidental to the heroic dramas which the puppets play are interludes of ballet- dancing like those which are intercalated, more or less adroitly, ..."

7. System of Positive Polity by Auguste Comte (1877)
"... by the intercalation, after the second, of a new and capital conception. . . intercalated. Between the Family and the State Theocracy had intro- ..."

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