from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To connect by or as if by lacing together; interweave.
- transitive v. To intersperse; intermix: interlaced the testimony with half-truths.
- intransitive v. To intertwine: "As the earth thaws, numberless little streams are formed to overlap and interlace with one another” ( Joyce Carol Oates).
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A technique of improving the picture quality of a video signal primarily on CRT devices without consuming extra bandwidth.
- v. To cross one with another; to interweave: as, to interlace wires; hence, to mingle; to blend.
- v. To cross one another as if woven together, as interlacing branches; to intertwine; to blend intricately.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- v. To unite, as by lacing together; to insert or interpose one thing within another; to intertwine; to interweave.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To cross one with another; interweave: as, to interlace wires; hence, to mingle; blend.
- To cross one another as if woven together, as interlacing branches; intertwine; blend intricately.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. spin,wind, or twist together
- v. hold in a locking position
Middle English entrelacen, from Anglo-Norman entrelacer, from inter- + lacer ("weave"). (Wiktionary)