from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • transitive v. To insert between printed or written lines.
  • transitive v. To fit (a garment) with an interlining.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. between (or with) two airlines
  • v. To write or insert between lines already written or printed, as for correction or addition.
  • v. To arrange in alternate lines.
  • v. To mark or imprint with lines.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To write or insert between lines already written or printed, as for correction or addition; to write or print something between the lines of.
  • transitive v. To arrange in alternate lines.
  • transitive v. To mark or imprint with lines.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To insert between lines: as, to interline corrections in a writing.
  • To write or print between the lines of, as of something already written or printed.
  • To write or print in alternate lines: as, to interline Greek with Latin.
  • To insert, as a thickness of fabric or material, between the lining and the outer surface of (a garment): as, a cloak lined with silk, and interlined with flannel.
  • n. A line between other lines.


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