intercalate

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v intercalate insert (days) in a calendar
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Intercalate 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."
    • Intercalate (Chron) To insert, as a day or other portion of time, in a calendar.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • intercalate In chronology, to insert in the calendar by proclamation or authority, as an extra day or month. See intercalary, 1.
    • intercalate Hence To insert between others; introduce interstitially; interject or interpolate, as something irregular or unrelated.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Intercalate in-tėr′kal-āt to insert between, as a day in a calendar
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. intercalatus, p. p. of intercalare, to intercalate to intercalate; inter, between + calare, to call, proclaim. See Calendar
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. intercalāre, -ātuminter, between, calāre, to call. See Calends.

Usage

In literature:

The old practice of intercalating a month was of course dropped.
"Plutarch's Lives Volume III." by Plutarch
It has always sought to bring the divine into human life by intercalating acts of God among facts of nature.
"Outspoken Essays" by William Ralph Inge
Amenemhat III was certainly succeeded by Amenemhat IV, and it is impossible to intercalate Hor between them.
"History Of Egypt, Chaldæa, Syria, Babylonia, And Assyria In The Light Of Recent Discovery" by L.W. King and H.R. Hall
Here we discovered a fossiliferous bed intercalated between the variegated clays so peculiar to the Amazon.
"The Andes and the Amazon" by James Orton
The intercalations were generally made in the month of February, after the 23rd of the month.
"The History of Rome, Books 01 to 08" by Titus Livius
The fraction 8/33 offers a convenient and very accurate method of intercalation.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 4" by Various
A second intercalated month is Elul the second.
"The Religion of Babylonia and Assyria" by Morris Jastrow
Intermediate quarrels of minor importance are intercalated between those which provoked decisive crises.
"Hours in a Library" by Leslie Stephen
With Portraits and Intercallations.
"The Bibliography of Walt Whitman" by Frank Shay
A good head could assuredly intercalate one or other of them.
"Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern, Vol. 16" by Various
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In news:

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In science:

Contrary, results obtained by the vdW functional indicate that the inclusion of nonlocal interactions due to fluctuating dipoles reduces the charge correlations at the interface of H-intercalated epitaxial graphene systems.
Role of covalent and metallic intercalation on the electronic properties of epitaxial graphene on SiC(0001)
The analysis of the electronic Hamiltonian of the composite system here shows an important decrease of the on-site energies of the C atoms with respect to the case of H-intercalation.
Role of covalent and metallic intercalation on the electronic properties of epitaxial graphene on SiC(0001)
This aspect is important if we consider that the actual intercalation process may not be uniform throughout the entire breadth of the graphene layer.
Role of covalent and metallic intercalation on the electronic properties of epitaxial graphene on SiC(0001)
Motivated by such experiment, we model Li-intercalated epitaxial graphene systems considering an equivalent to H complete coverage of the SiC surface.
Role of covalent and metallic intercalation on the electronic properties of epitaxial graphene on SiC(0001)
In this article we have studied within a DFT framework the electronic structure properties of the non-intercalated as well as intercalated interfaces between graphene and the Si face of SiC, starting from the actual (6√3 × 6√3)R30◦ reconstruction of the graphene/SiC heterosystem.
Role of covalent and metallic intercalation on the electronic properties of epitaxial graphene on SiC(0001)
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