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tr.v. in·ter·ca·lat·ed, in·ter·ca·lat·ing, in·ter·ca·lates
1. To insert (a day or month) in a calendar.
2. To insert, interpose, or interpolate.

[Latin intercalāre, intercalāt- : inter-, inter- + calāre, to proclaim; see kelə- in Indo-European roots.]

in·ter′ca·la′tion n.
in·ter′ca·la′tive adj.


a. intercalado-a, colocado-a entre dos partes o elementos.
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101} I suppose this line to have been intercalated by the author when lines 426-446 were added.
More probably the prophecy was an afterthought, intercalated, as I have already said, by the authoress when she changed her scheme.
Some heavenly days must have been intercalated somewhere, like those that Hermes won with dice of the Moon, that Osiris might be born.
If the climate, since the Glacial period, has ever been in any degree warmer than at present (as some geologists in the United States believe to have been the case, chiefly from the distribution of the fossil Gnathodon), then the arctic and temperate productions will at a very late period have marched a little further north, and subsequently have retreated to their present homes; but I have met with no satisfactory evidence with respect to this intercalated slightly warmer period, since the Glacial period.
The beds including the above fossil remains, stand only from fifteen to twenty feet above the level of high-water; and hence the elevation of the land has been small (without there has been an intercalated period of subsidence, of which we have no evidence) since the great quadrupeds wandered over the surrounding plains; and the external features of the country must then have been very nearly the same as now.
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The lists are intercalated into each other in strict alternation.
In this case, the dispersion of nanofiller in epoxy can be categories according to gallery spacing or the gap between two adjacent platelets (d-spacing) which are tactoid, intercalated and exfoliated.
Research training of medical students through the intercalated BSc (Med) Hons/MB ChB and the integrated MB ChB/PhD tracks at UCT
Product development research as part of ongoing collaboration between Archer and the University of Adelaide, School of Chemical Engineering (Prof Dusan Losic Nano Research Group) successfully produced a wide number of graphene and intercalated graphite products from raw Campoona graphite and from Campoona medium-grade (92% TGC) graphite concentrates.