That love of transforming herself actually makes it fun for Racette to alternate between Mefistofele and Dolores Claiborne.
In real life, there is a nursing shortage, but the alternate universe of television addresses reality more symbolically.
It was eventually followed up by a book imagining an alternate future with the more obvious choice, Betty.
Numbers were read off, each one corresponding to an alternate who would be seated.
Facebook is becoming its own alternate Internet, loaded with functionality you simply cannot find elsewhere.
In velvet, every alternate stitch should be cut and drawn out on the right side with the pile of the goods.
It is from four to six feet high, with straight and alternate branches.
Some instances of inconsistent spellings were adjusted when found corrected in an alternate edition of this book.
It had been watched with alternate hope, doubt, and despondency.
Bed-hangings, curtains, and furniture-coverings were covered with alternate squares of lacis and cutwork.
1510s, from Latin alternatus "one after the other," past participle of alternare "to do first one thing then the other; exchange parts," from alternus "one after the other, alternate, in turns, reciprocal," from alter "the other" (see alter). Alternate means "by turns;" alternative means "offering a choice." Both imply two kinds or things.
1718, "that which alternates (with anything else)," from alternate (adj.). Meaning "a substitute" is first attested 1848.