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

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

from The Century Dictionary.

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

  • adjective of text inserted between the lines of a text
  • adjective having alternate lines of text in different languages
  • noun such a text

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

  • adjective written between lines of text


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