alternating

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adjective al·ter·nat·ing \ˈȯl-tər-ˌnā-tiŋ also ˈal-\

Definition of alternating

  1. :  occurring by turns or in succession a fabric with alternating red and blue stripes … they lacked experience with volcanoes such as St. Helens, a composite of alternating layers of ash and lava. — Rowe Findley

alternatingly

adverb Alternatingly, place small mounds of the fennel and cabbage on each plate … — Owen Dugan

1653

First Known Use of alternating

1653



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