Definition of Interspersal

1. Noun. The act of combining one thing at intervals among other things. "The interspersion of illustrations in the text"

Exact synonyms: Interspersion
Generic synonyms: Combination, Combining, Compounding
Derivative terms: Intersperse, Intersperse, Intersperse



Definition of Interspersal

1. Noun. interspersion ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Interspersal

intersocietal
intersociety
intersong
intersource
interspace
interspaced
interspaces
interspacing
interspecies
interspecies hydrogen transfer
interspecific
interspecific competition
interspecific graft
interspecific plum
interspecific plums
interspersal (current term)
interspersals
intersperse
interspersed
intersperses
interspersing
interspersion
interspersions
intersphere
interspheres
interspike
interspinal
interspinal line
interspinal muscles

Literary usage of Interspersal

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1. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1905)
"21, a), with the difference that interspersal is a much more common feature, and the distinction of the two kinds of cells may be made without any ..."

2. A Manual of the North American Gymnosperms: Exclusive of the Cycadales But by David Pearce Penhallow (1907)
"In Picea there is a somewhat stronger tendency to an interspersal which is only expressed fully in Pinus. In the soft pines eleven out of thirteen species ..."

3. The Dial edited by Francis Fisher Browne (1904)
"... and that no small part of the charm of the book is due to the interspersal from opening to close of first-hand information. Mr. Hornaday has also a word ..."

4. Memoir of William and Robert Chambers by William Chambers (1884)
"the servants-hall of great houses,* while waiting in lugubrious habiliments to head the funeral solemnity— his stories reminding one of the interspersal of ..."

5. Mental Adjustments by Frederic Lyman Wells (1917)
"... has the elegiac meter, and for the most part elegiac diction, but displaces the naturally tragic note through an interspersal of puns, in the following ..."

6. The European Tour by Grant Allen (1899)
"... landed families has preserved for its fields a charming interspersal of august timber and a paternal care for rustic beauty hardly dreamt of elsewhere. ..."

7. Cornhuskers by Carl Sandburg (1918)
"... The breadth of a man's finger, And this ivory loin cloth Speaks an interspersal in the day's work, The carver's prayer and whim And Christ-love. ..."

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