interlaced

adjective
in·​ter·​laced | \ ˈin-tər-ˌlāst How to pronounce interlaced (audio) \

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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On another dark slat, three interlaced crosses spelled out la madre and carlos and (this one probably courtesy of some Anglo activist) our love radiates. Colin Barrett, Harper's magazine, "“Just Keep Going North”," 5 July 2019 The family drama is interlaced with beautiful, meticulously detailed scenes describing Germany, from the underground music scene to the architecture and urban planning that shapes daily life. Mary Slosson | For The Oregonian/oregonlive, oregonlive.com, "‘Lifelines’ weaves a web of family drama and cultural nostalgia," 26 June 2019 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, OrlandoSentinel.com, "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, Philly.com, "Where to stream Steven Bochco's 'NYPD Blue,' 'Hill Street Blues'," 2 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of interlaced

1935, in the meaning defined above

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