Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To knit together.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb To knit together; to unite closely; to intertwine.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb To knit together; to unite closely; to intertwine.

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

inter- +‎ knit

Examples

  • Buck Abbey, a landscape professor at Louisiana State University, who has studied the effects of hurricane-force winds on plants, notes that the interknit canopy of a grove of trees tend to ride out high winds better than lone specimens -- especially if they're native varieties with wide, spreading branches, low centers of gravity, small leaves and deep root systems.

    Trees That Stand Up to Storms

  • But we live in a social and ecological world, in which actions, interactions, and consequences are generally both widespread and interknit.

    Externality

  • But we live in a social and ecological world, in which actions, interactions, and consequences are generally both widespread and interknit.

    Limitations of markets

  • But we live in a social and ecological world, in which actions, interactions, and consequences are generally both widespread and interknit.

    Market

  • For this column, for instance, for Internet it suggested internal (a word that I cannot find in any dictionary, American or British), internode, interknit, and underneath.

    I'm A Stranger Here Myself

  • Canada and Australia are so closely interwoven with the United Kingdom and the other members of the British Commonwealth of Nations or, as we still prefer to call it, the British Empire, and our ties are so strong and interwoven and interknit, so deeply, that injury to one or the other must of itself hurt each member.

    Australia, Canada and the Empire

  • They were here in Yorkburg, lives closely interknit, and here, in the home in which she had been born, she was to live henceforth.

    Miss Gibbie Gault

  • We should see the spirit of empire and of trade, interknit with administrative justice, as the soul of Great Britain.

    The Audacious War

  • The waves went high as some cVillain knitters gave quite literate descriptions of methods and used words most often filtered and censored by otherwise hyper sensitive little interknit filters designed to moderate the durrty feelthy perverse words that may blind poor ignorant and unsuspecting interknitting surfers.

    Charlottesville Blogs

  • We don’t know what, but in general regulation of the Hox genes is complex and tightly interknit, and this order of animals acquired some other as yet unidentified patterning mechanism that opened up this region of genome for wider experimentation.

    How to make a snake - The Panda's Thumb

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