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

  • transitive verb To provide with interleaves or an interleaf.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To insert a leaf or leaves in: as, to interleave a book with blank leaves or with illustrations.
  • To insert between leaves: as, to interleave engravings, or blank leaves for notes or additions, in a book.

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

  • transitive verb To insert a leaf or leaves in; to bind with blank leaves inserted between the others.
  • transitive verb To insert something alternately between the parts of.

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

  • verb transitive To insert (pages, which are normally blank) between the pages of a book
  • verb transitive To intersperse (something) at regular intervals between the parts of a thing
  • verb computing, transitive To allocate (things such as successive segments of memory) to different tasks

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

  • verb intersperse alternately, as of protective covers for book illustrations
  • verb intersperse the sectors on the concentric magnetic circular patterns written on a computer disk surface to guide the storing and recording of data
  • verb provide (books) with blank leaves


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