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interdigitate


interdigitate

vi in·ter·dig·i·tate \-ˈdij-ə-ˌtāt\
in·ter·dig·i·tat·edin·ter·dig·i·tat·ing

Definition of INTERDIGITATE

1
:  to become interlocked like the fingers of folded hands <thick myosin filaments interdigitate with the thin actin filaments—J. M. Squire>
2
:  to undergo intercuspation <these teeth do not interdigitate completely—J. A. Glassman>
in·ter·dig·i·ta·tion \-ˌdij-ə-ˈtā-shən\ noun
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