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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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Preterite
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Present Continuous
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Present Perfect
I have intercropped
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Past Continuous
I was intercropping
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Past Perfect
I had intercropped
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Future
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Future Perfect
I will have intercropped
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Future Continuous
I will be intercropping
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Present Perfect Continuous
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Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been intercropping
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Past Perfect Continuous
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we had been intercropping
you had been intercropping
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Conditional
I would intercrop
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Past Conditional
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