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


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

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.

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