interlace

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v interlace spin,wind, or twist together "intertwine the ribbons","Twine the threads into a rope","intertwined hearts"
    • v interlace hold in a locking position "He locked his hands around her neck"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. t. & i Interlace To unite, as by lacing together; to insert or interpose one thing within another; to intertwine; to interweave. "Severed into stripes
      That interlaced each other."
      "The epic way is everywhere interlaced with dialogue."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • interlace To cross one with another; interweave: as, to interlace wires; hence, to mingle; blend. In the mathematical theory of knots, to interlace three or more closed bands is to put them together so that no two are linked together, and yet so that they cannot be separated without a breach of continuity.
    • interlace To cross one another as if woven together, as interlacing branches; intertwine; blend intricately.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Interlace in-tėr-lās′ to lace together: to unite: to insert one thing within another
    • v.i Interlace to intermix
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
OE. entrelacen, F. entrelacer,. See Inter-, and Lace

Usage

In literature:

The whole of the cope except the border is covered with interlacing quatrefoils outlined in gold.
"Chats on Old Lace and Needlework" by Emily Leigh Lowes
Eleanor lowers her eyes, and interlaces her fingers.
"When the Birds Begin to Sing" by Winifred Graham
Sometimes the willows interlaced overhead, making a romantic green tunnel to be explored.
"The Huntress" by Hulbert Footner
An irregular interlacing pattern is worked over the whole front surface, but it is perfectly plain behind.
"Rambles of an Archaeologist Among Old Books and in Old Places" by Frederick William Fairholt
Some use may also be made of interlaced strap-work designs, either worked with gouges, or a small fillet.
"Bookbinding, and the Care of Books" by Douglas Cockerell
Barbed wire may be interlaced among the branches.
"Manual of Military Training" by James A. Moss
Then consider how the interlacing and springing of the leaves can be expressed within this outline.
"The Crown of Wild Olive" by John Ruskin
It is hard to realize that a life with its interlacing roots and fibres is broken off short.
"Lippincott's Magazine, December 1878" by Various
Under a fig tree, a black umbrella of interlaced boughs, he saw a number of peasants listening intently to someone in the center of the group.
"The Dead Command" by Vicente Blasco Ibáñez
He watched from a particularly favourable vantage point the deft moves of secret diplomacy which interlaced the various governments.
"When Winter Comes to Main Street" by Grant Martin Overton
Vines, peppers, and pothos interlace with the palms and plantains in impenetrable jungle.
"The Heart of Nature" by Francis Younghusband
It presented a compact front of spruce-trees closely interlaced at the ground, and of course impassable.
"Little Brothers of the Air" by Olive Thorne Miller
The front bore a large monogram composed of the letters N and A interlaced.
"The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte" by William Milligan Sloane
He followed, and slipped his arm through hers; and she bent her wrist, interlacing her slim fingers with his.
"Athalie" by Robert W. Chambers
As Lucy looked at her aunt, she observed the shifting glance, the crafty smile, the nervous interlacing of the fingers.
"The Wall Between" by Sara Ware Bassett
Above them the interlaced branches of the quaking-asps shut out the sun.
"Virginia of Elk Creek Valley" by Mary Ellen Chase
The floor is carpeted with thick and heavy mats made of cane, interlaced with narrow strips of beaten bark.
"Children of Borneo" by Edwin Herbert Gomes
Our woollens are made of hairs interlaced.
"The Glow-Worm and Other Beetles" by Jean Henri Fabre
Indecisively she interlaced her fingers, and he, watching them, wondered why she had sent for him.
"The Strollers" by Frederic S. Isham
These were patterns made up of squares or L-shaped lines interlaced and made to seem intricate, though originally simple.
"Architecture" by Thomas Roger Smith
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In poetry:

As soon shall nature interlace
Those dimly-visioned boughs,
As these young lovers face to face
Renew their early vows.
"The Palm And The Pine" by Heinrich Heine
Thence onward slow my steps I paced
Beside the drooping evergreen,
Or where the bare oak interlaced
The sky that on it seemed to lean.
"A Winter Walk" by John Albee
A hollow cup above the ocean placed
Where nothing rough, nor loud, nor harsh shall be,
But woodland light and shadow interlaced
And summer sky and sea.
"To Sleep" by C S Lewis
Likewise the deep-set windows, stain'd and traced,
Would seem slow-flaming crimson fires
From shadow'd grots of arches interlaced,
And tipt with frost-like spires.
"The Palace of Art" by Alfred Lord Tennyson
SWART hill and shrunken valley, long gray clouds
Smoke all into the sunset, interlaced
With sheen of gold and crimson; vapour shrouds
Droop from the sky upon the ocean-waste.
"Nightfall" by E J Rupert Atkinson
With slow step and steady,
On spears, ruddy-dyed, interlaced and entwining
Up the rock-girded path where the mountain mist gathers,
And the fays hold their revels when day is declining,
They bore him at eve to the hall of his fathers.
"Sir Turlough" by Anna Johnston MacManus

In news:

A beautiful small samit, or compound silk twill, displays Annunciation and Nativity scenes in interlacing roundels.
Interlace developed the MyoSure device, a hysteroscopic system designed to remove fibroids — benign tumors of the uterus — in an out-patient procedure, using a high-speed cutting blade.
Hologic loses $4M patent suit to Smith & Nephew over Interlace fibroid tech.
Smith & Nephew names Interlace Medical CTO in patent infringement suit.
If we agree that interlacing is a compression technique, then feeding an interlaced signal to the input of an MPEG encoder is effectively using two codecs in tandem.
Interlacing is supported by MPEG-2, not because it is a good idea but because there is a lot of legacy interlaced material that needs support.
It was a beautiful performance as their voices interlaced.
Frame Progressive, non-interlaced 30 fps or 60fps.
Silicon Optix's Reon-VX fully-programmable Realta chip offers HQV four-field, motion-adaptive, per-pixel, high-definition de-interlacing for sharp HD images.
User adjustments offer an anti-flicker filter to reduce flickering of the interlaced HD/SD-TV outputs as well as 2Dsharpness, RGB level, and black level.
Progressive (1080p) video is considered better than interlaced (1080i), but it's not always clear why.
Vendor says its time to move on from interlacing.
HDTVs can receive all 18 formats and re-display high-definition images using 540 lines (1080 lines interlaced) or 720 lines (progressive scanning method) without down converting.
An ode to digital interlace, which is to video what intervals between frames are to film.
As I began to work with video, digital interlace seemed to hold the possibilities for a potent, and exciting new form of moving image rendering.
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In science:

Conversely, any couple of interlacing sequences (2.4) satisfying (2.5) comes from a Young diagram λ, which is determined uniquely.
Kerov's central limit theorem for the Plancherel measure on Young diagrams
Kerov, The asymptotics of interlacing roots of orthogonal polynomials, St.
The uses of random partitions
Then, by interlacing, the induced subgraph G′ on V (G) − A has at most one eigenvalue greater than 2, which must be the index of G|M .
Salem numbers, Pisot numbers, Mahler measure and graphs
This is an easy consequence of the Interlacing Theorem (Lemma 2).
Salem numbers, Pisot numbers, Mahler measure and graphs
By interlacing, RT cannot have more than one root on (1, ∞), since RT ′ has none.
Salem numbers, Pisot numbers, Mahler measure and graphs
By interlacing, RT has one or two roots on that interval. < 0, since T2 is a Salem tree of type (a).
Salem numbers, Pisot numbers, Mahler measure and graphs
Abstract: A comparison technique for random walks on finite graphs is introduced, using the well-known interlacing method.
An interlacing technique for spectra of random walks and its application to finite percolation clusters
Using a circle of results from matrix theory called interlacing, we derive a method for comparing the return probabilities of random walks of the same type, but realized on different graphs.
An interlacing technique for spectra of random walks and its application to finite percolation clusters
While the first section of this paper is concerned with the presentation of the main result in the context of standard interlacing theory, the second part describes the implications concerning the annealed return probability on finite, percolative subgraphs of transitive, unimodular graphs.
An interlacing technique for spectra of random walks and its application to finite percolation clusters
Interlacing refers to a set of techniques concerning the spectrum of matrices under perturbations of known rank.
An interlacing technique for spectra of random walks and its application to finite percolation clusters
For the adjacency matrix, as well as ‘Laplacian spectra of graphs’, interlacing is successfully applied (e.g. [23, 24]).
An interlacing technique for spectra of random walks and its application to finite percolation clusters
Instead of comparing each of the eigenvalues with the principal eigenvalue, an estimate is derived by using an interlacing technique.
An interlacing technique for spectra of random walks and its application to finite percolation clusters
In matrix theory, the term interlacing refers to the nature of the change of the spectrum of a hermitian matrix under a hermitian perturbation of given rank [29, 34].
An interlacing technique for spectra of random walks and its application to finite percolation clusters
In , interlacing is used in connection with the return time of random walks.
An interlacing technique for spectra of random walks and its application to finite percolation clusters
The restriction of the interlacing method to the transition kernel of the continuous time RRW, for which the eigenvalues exp(−t(1 − βj )) are all positive, and therefore easier to handle in comparison techniques, is now feasible.
An interlacing technique for spectra of random walks and its application to finite percolation clusters
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