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Meaning of INTERLACE

Pronunciation:  `intur'leys

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [v]  spin or twist together so as to form a cord; "intertwine the ribbons"; "Twine the threads into a rope"
  2. [v]  hold in a locking position; "He locked his hands around her neck"

INTERLACE is a 9 letter word that starts with I.


 Synonyms: enlace, entwine, interlock, intertwine, lace, lock, twine
 Antonyms: untwine
 See Also: distort, fold, hold, knot, plash, pleach, ravel, splice, take hold, tangle, twist, wattle, wind, wreathe



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\In`ter*lace"\, v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. {Interlaced};
p. pr. & vb. n. {Interlacing}.] [OE. entrelacen, F.
entrelacer. See {Inter-}, and {Lace}.]
To unite, as by lacing together; to insert or interpose one
thing within another; to intertwine; to interweave.

      Severed into stripes That interlaced each other.

      The epic way is every where interlaced with dialogue.

{Interlacing arches} (Arch.), arches, usually circular, so
   constructed that their archivolts intersect and seem to be

Computing Dictionary

progressive coding

Video Dictionary
 Definition: A system developed for television which divides each video frame into two fields. This is done by first drawing one field consisting of an image's odd scan lines (1, 3, 5...525) and then drawing the remaining even scan lines (2, 4, 6...), interweaving both fields. Interlacing reduces the perception of screen flicker. Interlacing can cause annoying effects with images such as computer generated text and graphics when transferred to video.
Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: admix, alloy, amalgamate, bemingle, blend, braid, coact, coalesce, combine, commingle, commix, compose, compound, concoct, conglomerate, cooperate, dovetail, emulsify, engage, enlace, entwine, fuse, hash, homogenize, immingle, immix, integrate, interact, interblend, interchange, interknit, interlard, intermesh, intermingle, intermix, interplay, intertie, intertissue, intertwine, intertwist, interweave, interwork, intort, jumble, knead, knit, lace, loom, loop, mat, merge, mesh, mingle, mingle-mangle, mix, mix up, mortise, net, noose, plait, pleach, raddle, scramble, shuffle, splice, stir up, syncretize, throw together, tissue, toss together, twill, twine, twist, wattle, weave, web, work, wreathe