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Definition of "interlace" [in•ter•lace]

  • To connect by or as if by lacing together; interweave. (verb-transitive)
  • To intersperse; intermix: interlaced the testimony with half-truths. (verb-transitive)
  • To intertwine: "As the earth thaws, numberless little streams are formed to overlap and interlace with one another” ( Joyce Carol Oates). (verb-intransitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "interlace" in a sentence
  • "The so-called interlace combing in all the examples I have seen to date clearly shows at least two or three scan lines forming the 'combs', not individual scan lines."
  • "Could it be a bug in AutoGK that the video was mistakenly identified as interlace?"
  • "The "interlace" loss occurs from bandpass filtering (before the transmitter matrix) prior to transmission or in device NTSC / PAL encoders."