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Meaning of INTERSPERSE

Pronunciation:  `intur'spurs

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [v]  introduce one's writing or speech with certain expressions
  2. [v]  place at intervals in or among; "intersperse exclamation marks ina the text"
 

INTERSPERSE is a 11 letter word that starts with I.

 

 Synonyms: interlard
 
 See Also: enclose, inclose, insert, interleave, interleave, introduce, lay, place, pose, position, put, put in, set, stick in

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\In`ter*sperse"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p.
{Interspersed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Interspersing}.] [L.
interspersus interspersed; inter between, among + spargere to
scatter. See {Sparse}.]
1. To scatter or set here and there among other things; to
   insert at intervals; as, to intersperse pictures in a
   book.

         There, interspersed in lawns and op'ning glades,
         Thin trees arise that shun each other's shades.
                                               --Pope.

2. To diversify or adorn with things set or scattered at
   intervals; to place something at intervals in or among;
   as, to intersperse a book with pictures.

         Which space is interspersed with small islands and
         rock.                                 --Cook.

 

 

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