in·​ter·​laced | \ˈin-tər-ˌlāst \

Definition of interlaced 

: of, relating to, or using a method of video scanning (as for television or a computer monitor) in which the odd and even horizontal lines of each frame are drawn on alternating passes — compare progressive

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Over the last three years in Tulsa, OK, a campaign from Resonance similarly interlaced tourism and urban planning initiatives to shed light on the city’s impressive quality of life and music scene. Bloomberg, Fortune, "The Best Cities in America — Big and Small," 5 June 2018 Queen Mary’s diamond bandeau tiara is made of diamonds and platinum, in 11 sections with interlaced ovals. Elise Taylor, Vogue, "The History of Meghan Markle’s Wedding Tiara: Queen Mary’s Diamond Bandeau," 19 May 2018 Eleven sections make up the flexible band, and it's pierced with interlaced ovals and pavé set with large and small brilliant diamonds. Lindsey Murray, Good Housekeeping, "Meghan Markle Wore Her Hair Up for the Royal Wedding and It Was Lovely," 19 May 2018 The bandeau, which is made of diamonds and platinum, is formed as a flexible band of eleven sections, pierced with interlaced ovals and pavé set with large and small brilliant diamonds. Rachel Epstein, Marie Claire, "Meghan Markle's Wedding Tiara Looks So Different Than Kate and Diana's," 19 May 2018 From page count to protagonists being primarily writers to Maine to token minorities to menstruation metaphors to inconsistencies in the interlaced mythology that binds every story, the reigning King of Horror takes his lumps. Trevor Fraser,, "Review: S#IT: Unauthorized Musical Parody of Stephen King's It - Fringe 2018," 14 May 2018 The show was revolutionary at the time thanks to an interracial cast and interlaced episode format, with most shows up until then have freestanding episodes. Nick Vadala,, "Where to stream Steven Bochco's 'NYPD Blue,' 'Hill Street Blues'," 2 Apr. 2018 This system of interlaced welfare programs is the government’s attempt to realize a political and social ideal that has seemingly universal acceptance among Swedes, known as trygghet. Zach Maher, WSJ, "What Swedes Give Up for ‘Free’ Money," 14 Aug. 2017 It's made with interlaced cotton thread and has that highly desirable (at least for dogs) squeaker inside. Alice Short,, "Gifts for pets," 3 Nov. 2017

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1935, in the meaning defined above

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