intergradation love

Definitions

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  • n. a gradual merging of two things

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Intermediate gradation.

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Examples

  • “Well, on the whole, it flooded me all kinds of interesting possibilities I am not so much interested in the philosophy of the book, as I am in weaving the thing in a certain way, in those intergradation and interweavings of certain themes and subthemes, for instance the systematic line of Mr. Quilty, whom Humbert will kill, does kill …”

    Why this curious and debased love? « Jahsonic

  • "Arthrophycus and other trace fossils in the Red Mountain Formation form a group related by interconnection, intergradation, similar dimensions, and morphologic similarities that, taken together, strongly suggest a common tracemaker." link

    Archive 2008-03-01

  • There may have been areas of natural intergradation between the two forms.

    Trout and Salmon of North America

  • Also, during the many thousands of years when the Bear River flowed into Lake Bonneville, some mixing and intergradation almost certainly occurred between the “original” Bonneville cutthroat trout and the Bear River cutthroat trout.

    Trout and Salmon of North America

  • West of the Ob River, the characteristics of char indicate intergradation between the subspecies erythrinus and alpinus.

    Trout and Salmon of North America

  • Sparrows from the Sierra del Carmen "resembles most the race _opuntia_ of western Texas ... but shows some intergradation toward _grisea_ of southern Coahuila and toward _A.b. bilineata_ of eastern Coahuila."

    Birds from Coahuila, Mexico

  • Miller (1955a: 176) reported that his series of Brown Towhees from the Sierra del Carmen agreed satisfactorily with _texanus_ although revealing some sign of intergradation with _potosinus_.

    Birds from Coahuila, Mexico

  • Coahuila may approach _C.m. mexicanus_, and there is probable intergradation of _prosopidicola_ with _monsoni_ in northwestern

    Birds from Coahuila, Mexico

  • More collecting is necessary for an understanding of the distribution and intergradation of these subspecies in Coahuila.

    Birds from Coahuila, Mexico

  • The specimen is in worn plumage, but nevertheless suggests intergradation with _D.s. symplectus_.

    Birds from Coahuila, Mexico

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