Definition of Interlace

1. Verb. Spin,wind, or twist together. "Intertwined hearts"

Exact synonyms: Enlace, Entwine, Intertwine, Lace, Twine
Generic synonyms: Distort, Twine, Twist
Specialized synonyms: Wind, Wreathe, Wattle, Plash, Pleach, Knot, Ravel, Tangle, Splice
Related verbs: Twine
Derivative terms: Twine, Twiner
Antonyms: Untwine



2. Verb. Hold in a locking position. "He locked his hands around her neck"
Exact synonyms: Interlock, Lock
Generic synonyms: Hold, Take Hold
Derivative terms: Interlock, Lock

Definition of Interlace

1. v. t. & i. To unite, as by lacing together; to insert or interpose one thing within another; to intertwine; to interweave.

Definition of Interlace

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

2. Verb. (transitive) To cross one with another; to interweave: as, to interlace wires; hence, to mingle; to blend. ¹

3. Verb. (intransitive) To cross one another as if woven together, as interlacing branches; to intertwine; to blend intricately. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Interlace

1. [v -LACED, -LACING, -LACES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Interlace

interjunctions
interkinesis
interkinetic
interkinetochore
interknit
interknits
interknitted
interknitting
interknot
interknots
interknotted
interknotting
interknow
interknowledge
interlaboratory
interlace (current term)
interlaced
interlacement
interlacements
interlaces
interlacing
interlacustrine
interladder
interlaid
interlamellar
interlaminar
interlaminar jelly
interlaminated
interlamination
interlaminations

Literary usage of Interlace

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1. Lombard Architecture by Arthur Kingsley Porter (1917)
"From the guilloche was undoubtedly derived the interlace, which is so characteristic a ... 730 we find the interlace developed in its full complexity in the ..."

2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1897)
"... thread of very few strands,' but by the branching tree to which he objects, except that there are many trees whose branches interlace and anastomose. ..."

3. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1911)
"The object of this shake is to interlace the fibres together, but it also assists in keeping the water from passing ..."

4. Quain's Elements of Anatomy by Jones Quain, Allen Thomson, George Dancer Thane (1882)
"fibrous layer is a dense, unyielding membrane, consisting of ; which interlace in every direction. This layer is attached below to ipper surface of the ..."

5. Geological Sketches at Home and Abroad by Archibald Geikie (1882)
"The main mass of the rock through which these veins interlace is of a dull dusky green or livid gray, while the veins them- Fig. 5. ..."

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