verb (used with object), in·ter·ca·lat·ed, in·ter·ca·lat·ing.
- interbroker dealer,
- intercalary meristem,
- intercalary neuron,
- intercalated disk,
- intercalated duct,
- intercapillary glomerulosclerosis
Origin of intercalate
Examples from the Web for intercalated
The list, therefore, begins anew with the intercalated month.The Religion of Babylonia and Assyria|Morris Jastrow
There is a patella, intercalated in the tendon of the femori-tibialis or extensor cruris muscle.
Among the 365 days of the year was to be inserted, or intercalated, every fourth year an extra day.An Introduction to the History of Science|Walter Libby
What is the meaning of these intercalated glacial accumulations?Fragments of Earth Lore|James Geikie
This month Uayeb consists of the five intercalated days only.A Glimpse at Guatemala|Anne Cary Maudslay
Word Origin for intercalate
"to insert a day into the calendar," 1610s, from Latin intercalatus, past participle of intercalare "to proclaim the insertion of an intercalary day," from inter- "between" (see inter-) + calare (see calendar). Related: Intercalated; intercalating.