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

  • adj. Inserted between the lines of a text.
  • adj. Written or printed with different languages or versions in alternating lines.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. inserted between the lines of a text
  • adj. having alternate lines of text in different languages
  • n. such a text

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Situated between the lines; inserted between lines; hence, intermediate: as, interlinear corrections. Also interlineary.
  • Having interpolated lines; interlined: as, an interlinear translation (one in which a line of the translated text is followed by a corresponding line of the translation).

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

  • adj. written between lines of text

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