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intercalate definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To insert (a day or month) in a calendar.
    • To insert, interpose, or interpolate.
    • To put, as on a daily basis or any other portion of time, in a calendar.
    • To put amongst others, as a verse in a stanza; specif. (Geol.), to introduce as a bed or stratum, involving the layers of a normal a number of rocks.
  • verb:
    • To insert a supplementary, leap, day into a calendar to preserve synchrony with normal phenomena.
    • To insert a supplementary month into a calendar for the same function. The Hebrew diary has such 30 days.
    • To put a substance between several molecules, bases, cells, or tissues.
    • place (days) in a calendar
  • others:
    • In chronology, to put in the diary by proclamation or authority, as an additional time or thirty days. See intercalary, 1.
    • thus To put between others; present interstitially; interject or interpolate, as something unusual or unrelated.
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