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in·ter·crop

 (ĭn′tər-krŏp′)
v. in·ter·cropped, in·ter·crop·ping, in·ter·crops
v.intr.
To grow more than one crop in the same field, especially in alternating rows or sections.
v.tr.
To plant (a crop) in the same field with another.

in′ter·crop′ n.

intercrop

(ˌɪntəˈkrɒp)
n
(Agriculture) a crop grown between the rows of another crop
vb, -crops, -cropping or -cropped
(Agriculture) to grow (one crop) between the rows of (another)

in•ter•crop

(v. ˌɪn tərˈkrɒp; n. ˈɪn tərˌkrɒp)

v. -cropped, -crop•ping,
n. v.i.
1. to grow one crop between the rows of another, as in an orchard or field.
v.t.
2. to grow a crop between the rows of.
n.
3. a crop plant growing between plants of a different crop.
[1895–1900]

intercrop


Past participle: intercropped
Gerund: intercropping

Imperative
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Present
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we intercrop
you intercrop
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Preterite
I intercropped
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we intercropped
you intercropped
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Present Continuous
I am intercropping
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he/she/it is intercropping
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you are intercropping
they are intercropping
Present Perfect
I have intercropped
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he/she/it has intercropped
we have intercropped
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they have intercropped
Past Continuous
I was intercropping
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he/she/it was intercropping
we were intercropping
you were intercropping
they were intercropping
Past Perfect
I had intercropped
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he/she/it had intercropped
we had intercropped
you had intercropped
they had intercropped
Future
I will intercrop
you will intercrop
he/she/it will intercrop
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they will intercrop
Future Perfect
I will have intercropped
you will have intercropped
he/she/it will have intercropped
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Future Continuous
I will be intercropping
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he/she/it will be intercropping
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you will be intercropping
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Present Perfect Continuous
I have been intercropping
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he/she/it has been intercropping
we have been intercropping
you have been intercropping
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Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been intercropping
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he/she/it will have been intercropping
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you will have been intercropping
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Past Perfect Continuous
I had been intercropping
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he/she/it had been intercropping
we had been intercropping
you had been intercropping
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Conditional
I would intercrop
you would intercrop
he/she/it would intercrop
we would intercrop
you would intercrop
they would intercrop
Past Conditional
I would have intercropped
you would have intercropped
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we would have intercropped
you would have intercropped
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