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in·ter·grade

 (ĭn′tər-grād′)
intr.v. in·ter·grad·ed, in·ter·grad·ing, in·ter·grades
To merge into each other in a series of stages, forms, or types.
n. (ĭn′tər-grād′)
A transitional stage, form, or type.

in′ter·gra·da′tion (-grā-dā′shən) n.
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intergrade

vb
(Biology) (intr) (esp of biological species, etc) to merge one into another
n
an intermediate stage or form
ˌintergraˈdation n
ˌintergraˈdational adj
ˌinterˈgradient adj
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in•ter•grade

(n. ˈɪn tərˌgreɪd; v. ˌɪn tərˈgreɪd)

n., v. -grad•ed, -grad•ing. n.
1. an intermediate grade, form, stage, etc.
v.i.
2. to merge gradually one into another through a series of intermediate stages or grades, as different species through evolution.
[1870–75]
in`ter•gra•da′tion, n.
in`ter•gra•da′tion•al, adj.
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intergrade


Past participle: intergraded
Gerund: intergrading

Imperative
intergrade
intergrade
Present
I intergrade
you intergrade
he/she/it intergrades
we intergrade
you intergrade
they intergrade
Preterite
I intergraded
you intergraded
he/she/it intergraded
we intergraded
you intergraded
they intergraded
Present Continuous
I am intergrading
you are intergrading
he/she/it is intergrading
we are intergrading
you are intergrading
they are intergrading
Present Perfect
I have intergraded
you have intergraded
he/she/it has intergraded
we have intergraded
you have intergraded
they have intergraded
Past Continuous
I was intergrading
you were intergrading
he/she/it was intergrading
we were intergrading
you were intergrading
they were intergrading
Past Perfect
I had intergraded
you had intergraded
he/she/it had intergraded
we had intergraded
you had intergraded
they had intergraded
Future
I will intergrade
you will intergrade
he/she/it will intergrade
we will intergrade
you will intergrade
they will intergrade
Future Perfect
I will have intergraded
you will have intergraded
he/she/it will have intergraded
we will have intergraded
you will have intergraded
they will have intergraded
Future Continuous
I will be intergrading
you will be intergrading
he/she/it will be intergrading
we will be intergrading
you will be intergrading
they will be intergrading
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been intergrading
you have been intergrading
he/she/it has been intergrading
we have been intergrading
you have been intergrading
they have been intergrading
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been intergrading
you will have been intergrading
he/she/it will have been intergrading
we will have been intergrading
you will have been intergrading
they will have been intergrading
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been intergrading
you had been intergrading
he/she/it had been intergrading
we had been intergrading
you had been intergrading
they had been intergrading
Conditional
I would intergrade
you would intergrade
he/she/it would intergrade
we would intergrade
you would intergrade
they would intergrade
Past Conditional
I would have intergraded
you would have intergraded
he/she/it would have intergraded
we would have intergraded
you would have intergraded
they would have intergraded
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The biogeographic hypothesis of Stebbins (1949) predicts a continuous pattern of isolation by distance from picta and oregonensis through platensis and croceater to klauberi, with regions of low buildup of genetic distance as a function of geographic distance in the main body of the range of each subspecies and high buildup of genetic distance in the intergrade zones.
The change-over from Eastern to Osceola, biologists say, is a sort of intergrading, much like Florida largemouth bass gradually intergrade with northern large-mouths, also somewhere around this same line, so it's possible you might shoot a bird that looks like an Osceola to the north and west, and one that looks like an Eastern to the south and east, but for those who want the distinction, that's it.
The pieces intergrade from scholarship about literature and culture to pieces of literature and culture, with a great deal of territory left purposely in between.
The soils with vertic properties studied here, particularly those with vertic intergrades (Pedons 4, 5, and 6), do have a smectite content [is greater than or equal to] 20% in SCSs.
Hirschfeld seems to have learned from such criticism, since by 1914 his notions of the "third sex" and "sexual intergrades" had pretty much fallen by the wayside.
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