Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • intransitive verb To connect by or as if by lacing together; interweave.
  • intransitive verb To intersperse; intermix.
  • intransitive verb To intertwine.

from The Century Dictionary.

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

  • verb To unite, as by lacing together; to insert or interpose one thing within another; to intertwine; to interweave.
  • verb (Arch.) arches, usually circular, so constructed that their archivolts intersect and seem to be interlaced.

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

  • noun A technique of improving the picture quality of a video signal primarily on CRT devices without consuming extra bandwidth.
  • verb transitive To cross one with another; to interweave: as, to interlace wires; hence, to mingle; to blend.
  • verb intransitive To cross one another as if woven together, as interlacing branches; to intertwine; to blend intricately.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • verb spin,wind, or twist together
  • verb hold in a locking position

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

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

Examples

  • The so-called interlace combing in all the examples I have seen to date clearly shows at least two or three scan lines forming the 'combs', not individual scan lines.

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  • Could it be a bug in AutoGK that the video was mistakenly identified as interlace?

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  • I see the "de-interlace" filter, but I don't see an "interlace" filter.

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  • Maybe you have to look after something like "interlace" in your capture settings and you have to pick up that.

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  • The "interlace" loss occurs from bandpass filtering (before the transmitter matrix) prior to transmission or in device NTSC / PAL encoders.

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  • I did find “network,” however, which had three definitions: a fabric or structure of cords or threads that cross each other at certain intervals and are secured in their crossing with knots, etc; Any system of lines that interlace like a net; and — the dictionary is very specific here — in radio terminology, a chain of stations.

    Kristine Kathryn Rusch » 2010 » February » 25

  • I did find “network,” however, which had three definitions: a fabric or structure of cords or threads that cross each other at certain intervals and are secured in their crossing with knots, etc; Any system of lines that interlace like a net; and — the dictionary is very specific here — in radio terminology, a chain of stations.

    Kristine Kathryn Rusch » Freelancer’s Survival Guide: Networking Part One

  • I did find “network,” however, which had three definitions: a fabric or structure of cords or threads that cross each other at certain intervals and are secured in their crossing with knots, etc; Any system of lines that interlace like a net; and — the dictionary is very specific here — in radio terminology, a chain of stations.

    Kristine Kathryn Rusch » 2010 » February

  • “Throw your weapons away, then put your hands behind your head and interlace your fingers,” a masculine voice ordered.

    Etched in Bone

  • “Throw your weapons away, then put your hands behind your head and interlace your fingers,” a masculine voice ordered.

    Etched in Bone

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