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intercalate


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Intercalate  \In*ter"ca*late\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p. 
  {Intercalated};  p.  pr  &  vb  n.  {Intercalating}.]  [L. 
  intercalatus  p.  p.  of  intercalare  to  intercalate  to 
  intercalate;  inter  between  +  calare  to  call  proclaim.  See 
  {Calendar}.] 
  1.  (Chron.)  To  insert,  as  a  day  or  other  portion  of  time,  in 
  a  calendar. 
 
  2.  To  insert  among  others  as  a  verse  in  a  stanza;  specif. 
  (Geol.),  to  introduce  as  a  bed  or  stratum,  between  the 
  layers  of  a  regular  series  of  rocks. 
 
  Beds  of  fresh-water  shells  .  .  .  are  intercalated 
  and  interstratified  with  the  shale.  --Mantell. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  intercalate 
  v  :  insert  (days)  in  a  calendar 




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