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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.

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

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.

intergrade


Past participle: intergraded
Gerund: intergrading

Imperative
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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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Conventional classifications define several intergrades between the main units.
Consequently, the classification of Solonchaks intergrades will be Solonchaks-Calcisols, Solonchaks-Gypsisols, and Solonchaks-Calcisols-Gypsisols.
Aniulus (Hakiulus) diversifrons intergrades.-TEXAS: Coleman Co., 3.2 km E Talpa off US 67, 2[male], 2[female], juv., 23 December 2006; Tom Green Co., San Angelo, 156 Las Lomas Trail, 6[male], 7[female], 4 juvs., 13 November 2005 & 24 December 2006.
Aniulus craterus intergrades.-TEXAS: Uvalde Co., Garner State Park, Crystal Cave, 2 [male], 6 March 2004.
Ulrichs believed that "Urnings"--his term for gay men--represented a kind of intermediate sex; they had "female souls trapped in male bodies." Magnus Hirschfeld would carry this idea even further with his category of "sexual intergrades" (sexuelle Zwischenstufen), under which he grouped male and female homosexuals, transvestites, and "pseudo-hermaphrodites." Hirschfeld's sexual intergrades fell between normal men and normal women--physically as well as psychologically.
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.
Despite this, non-smectitic and mixed mineralogy classes are recognised in Vertisols and their intergrades at the family level in Soil Taxonomy (Anon.
In contrast, a sharp morphological distinction appears in the region of Lassen Peak between the unblotched oregonensis and the blotched platensis; thus, we do not assign any of these populations as intergrades. It is more difficult to separate platensis from croceater; we have used a combination of geographic and coloration criteria.
However, 2:1-2:1:1 intergrades were significant components in both the Oku red soils (Okinawa Island) and the Pamagersari red soils (Java Island).
undulatus erythrocheilus in turn clearly intergrades. Their habitat preferences differ so strongly that at least macrosympatry could occur.
viridis, intergrades over a rather broad geographic area with the eastern subspecies, C.
W Bustamante) that appear to be intergrades (photographs only, no voucher specimens).
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