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interspace Syllabification: in·ter·space

Definition of interspace in English:


Pronunciation: /ˈin(t)ərˌspās/
A space between objects: volcanic rock that has been crushed into fragments and the interspaces filled with turquoise and oxide of iron
More example sentences
  • Fine, evenly spaced, simple, prorsiradiate ribs are separated by narrow interspaces.
  • There is a thinking stuff from which all things are made, and which, in its original state, permeates, penetrates, and fills the interspaces of the universe.
  • In the Nevada species the costae are more dense, with narrower interspaces and less of a tendency for medial intercalation.


Pronunciation: /ˌin(t)ərˈspās/
[with object] (usually be interspaced) Back to top  
Put or occupy a space between: the great four-story houses were interspaced with the ramshackle cottages of the workmen
More example sentences
  • The speeches by spiritual heads were interspaced with Christmas carols by leading church choirs from the city.
  • The session was interspaced with militant slogan shouting and revolutionary songs.
  • Other Rebels were interspaced through the greenery, all waiting for any sign of enemy troops.

Words that rhyme with interspace

abase, ace, apace, backspace, base, bass, brace, case, chase, dace, efface, embrace, encase, enchase, enlace, face, grace, interlace, in-your-face, lace, mace, misplace, outface, outpace, pace, place, plaice, race, space, Thrace, trace, upper case
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