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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

Etymologies

Middle English entrelacen, from Anglo-Norman entrelacer, from inter- + lacer ("weave"). (Wiktionary)

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