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  • adj. Having a specified second material between the layers of the primary material
  • adj. Consisting of alternate layers of two materials


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  • The layer of sandstone with quartzite intrusions and interlayered with claystone, conglomerate and Mesozoic dykes of diorite, was cracked by tectonic movements and then dissected and eroded for 220 million years.

    Canaima National Park, Venezuela

  • The most popular dish during this period is the biryani, a speciality interlayered with aromatic rice and spiced meat/seafood/vegetables, served with a side of raita or kurma, a salad and papad.

    Chicken Biryani

  • The remains of the Greek colony, founded in 300 B.C., blended Hellenistic architectural elements and civic forms such as theaters and gymnasiums with Persian palace design -- suggesting a more complex, interlayered confluence of civilizations than historians had previously imagined.

    Afghan Antiquity

  • The elevated benches and rolling juniper-covered highlands of Goat Park to my right are up above the 170-million-year-old Carmel Formation, a sloping capstone of interlayered purple, red, and brown siltstone, limestone, and shale strata deposit.

    Between a Rock and a Hard Place

  • Tracing reflections establishes the continuity of individual layers and gives a way to break the pile of sediments into sequences of related interlayered material.

    NYT > Home Page

  • A contact metamorphic rock made of interlayered calcite and serpentine from the Precambrian of Canada. - Business News

  • The Meadowlands is the album of the decade; I know it's not precisely free jazz, but I've never heard a band that's so intricately worked out the most surprising, dense and interlayered harmonies and interplay they can think of for every song while remaining spiky, surprising and seemingly spontaneous; it marries pop discipline and noise interjections in a way I value.

    The House Next Door

  • A contact metamorphic rock made of interlayered calcite and serpentine from the Precambrian of - Articles related to Rendell pushes new tax, fee hikes to fund roads, transit

  • All McCoy could tell was that they were engaged in a rapid-fire verbal fencing match in Vulcan interlayered with another language so alien all he knew for sure was that it wasn’t Vulcan.

    Dwellers in the Crucible


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