intercalation definition

  • noun:
    • a period of time placed into a calendar as in a leap 12 months.
    • The reversible insertion of a molecule between two others
    • A layer introduced into a pre-existing series
    • The insertion of each and every day, or other portion of time, in a calendar.
    • The insertion or introduction of anything and others, whilst the insertion of a phrase, line, or verse in a metrical composition
    • In chronology, the state insertion of more time, as on a daily basis or monthly, inside regular reckoning regarding the schedule, to help make the year of correct size. See intercalary, 1.
    • therefore The insertion of any such thing between other stuff; irregular interposition or interjection, as, in geology, the intrusion of layers or bedrooms between the regular stones of a set.
    • an insertion into a calendar

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