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Definition of "interlinear" [interlinear]

  • Inserted between the lines of a text. (adjective)
  • Written or printed with different languages or versions in alternating lines. (adjective)

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 "interlinear" in a sentence
  • "Another great interlinear is Comfort’s, that one is much more handy (small & compact) — a nice little hard cover, great for quick reference."
  • "Specifically, I “looked inside,” as Amazon would have it, and I found a sort of interlinear commentary on the Bible."
  • "Contributors are asked to translate the biblical texts (a literal translation) and to enter the translations with the Logos interlinear program (which will be provided with some documentation)."