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

Examples of interlaced in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The country faces two separate but interlaced problems, according to climate and resilience experts. New York Times, 2 Sep. 2021 Not surprisingly, five big interlaced Olympic rings were produced at the end. Robert Lloyd, Los Angeles Times, 23 July 2021 Like many Red Rock Country trails, the routes south of Doe Mountain are short, interlaced and designed for easy customization. Mare Czinar, The Arizona Republic, 3 June 2021 Some of his favorite pieces are low chairs and lightweight stools whose tops are made of interlaced rubber tires, products of the island’s long shoemaking tradition. WSJ, 24 Apr. 2021 Those snaps, however, are too often interlaced with loafing and tepid run defense. John Owning, Dallas News, 17 Feb. 2021 Vince Camuto Prestetta Bootie from Nordstrom for $44.22 (Save $105.75): These booties have an interlaced detail on each ankle and a zipper on the heel. Lindsey Vickers, USA TODAY, 30 Nov. 2020 There are selfies and pictures of Evo and Noemí’s interlaced feet in matching socks, his calves big and hairy, hers half the size. Alma Guillermoprieto, The New York Review of Books, 5 Nov. 2020 Wine is the product of an interlaced agricultural economy that is dependent on environmental balance. National Geographic, 13 Oct. 2020

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First Known Use of interlaced

1935, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of interlaced was in 1935

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“Interlaced.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Dec. 2021.

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