- 1Cross or be crossed intricately together; interweave: [with object]: Jane interlaced her fingers to form a cup (as adjective interlacing) closely interlacing branchesMore example sentences
- For a moment, she was afraid he was going to reject her until she felt his hand covering hers, interlacing their fingers together.
- She interlaced her gloved fingers together around the soup, whatever it was, allowing the steam to rise up and touch her face.
- I snake my arm behind your neck and interlace my fingers together.
- 1.1 [with object] (interlace something with) Mingle or intersperse something with: discussion interlaced with esoteric mathematicsMore example sentences
- It is an association of place and memory that draws him to interlace the past with the present.
- But the childhood stories are interlaced with more recent remembrances.
- This time we listened to speeches by university administrators and church officials who spoke of the essential relationship between faith and learning, interlacing their talks with references to the mandatum.
- 1.2 [with object] Electronics Scan (a video image) in such a way that alternate lines form one sequence which is followed by the other lines in a second sequence: (as adjective interlaced) interlaced displaysMore example sentences
- An input video signal of an interlaced scan format passes through an MCI block, an EDI block, and a line averaging interpolation block, respectively.
- Analog televisions, for example, interlace frames to create the appearance of 30 frames-per-second resolution.
- I tried switching between progressive and interlaced modes, and saw the TV do its reconfiguration flash, but the text jittered in both modes.
late Middle English: from Old French entrelacier, from entre- 'between' + lacier 'to lace'.