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interleaf

[in-ter-leef] /ˈɪn tərˌlif/
noun, plural interleaves
[in-ter-leevz] /ˈɪn tərˌlivz/ (Show IPA)
1.
an additional leaf, usually blank, inserted between or bound with the regular printed leaves of a book, as to separate chapters or provide room for a reader's notes.
Origin of interleaf
1735-1745
1735-45; inter- + leaf

interleave

[in-ter-leev] /ˌɪn tərˈliv/
verb (used with object), interleaved, interleaving.
1.
to provide blank leaves in (a book) for notes or written comments.
2.
to insert blank leaves between (the regular printed leaves).
3.
to insert something alternately and regularly between the pages or parts of:
Interleave the eight-page form with carbon paper.
4.
to insert (material) alternately and regularly between the pages or parts of something else:
Interleave carbon paper between the pages of the form.
5.
Computers.
  1. to arrange (an operation) so that two or more programs, sets of instructions, etc., are performed in an alternating fashion.
  2. to mix (data and control characters) in a single operation.
Origin
1660-70; inter- + leave3
Related forms
uninterleaved, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for interleaves

interleaf

/ˈɪntəˌliːf/
noun (pl) -leaves
1.
a blank leaf inserted between the leaves of a book

interleave

/ˌɪntəˈliːv/
verb (transitive)
1.
(often foll by with) to intersperse (with), esp alternately, as the illustrations in a book (with protective leaves)
2.
to provide (a book) with blank leaves for notes, etc, or to protect illustrations
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