Definition of "imbricating" [imbricating]

  • Present participle of imbricate. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "imbricating" in a sentence
  • "The cities are not separated through magical means -- this is not, as it may seem at first, a novel of alternate worlds imbricating."
  • "The scutes covering the tarsus look odd: large, non-imbricating scutes are scattered along the anterior surface like crazy paving, and not arranged in a row as is normally the case in birds with large tarsal scutes."
  • "Flowers at the extremities of the branches, 1½ in. long, composed of numerous imbricating, scale-like petals, curving inwards, and coloured crimson."
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