vb, -lays, -laying or -laid (-ˈleɪd)
(tr) to insert (layers) between; interpose: to interlay gold among the silver; to interlay the silver with gold.
(Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) material, such as paper, placed between a printing plate and its base, either all over in order to bring it up to type height, or in places in order to achieve the correct printing pressure all over the plate
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v.t. -laid, -lay•ing.
1. to lay between; interpose.
2. to diversify with something laid between or inserted.
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Past participle: interlaid
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