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interlace

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verb in·ter·lace \ˌin-tər-ˈlās\

Simple Definition of interlace

  • : to join together (narrow things, such as strings or branches) by crossing them over and under each other

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of interlace

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to unite by or as if by lacing together :  interweave

  3. 2 :  to vary by alternation or intermixture :  intersperse <narrative interlaced with anecdotes>

  4. intransitive verb
  5. :  to cross one another as if woven together :  intertwine

interlacement play \-mənt\ noun

Examples of interlace in a sentence

  1. Interlace the branches and bend them into a circle.

  2. The vines interlaced with each other.



Origin of interlace

Middle English entrelacen, from Anglo-French entrelacer, from entre- inter- + lacer to lace


First Known Use: 14th century


INTERLACE Defined for Kids

interlace

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verb in·ter·lace \ˌin-tər-ˈlās\

Definition of interlace for Students

interlacedinterlacing

  1. :  to unite by or as if by lacing together





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