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interlay

[ in-ter-ley ]
/ 藢瑟n t蓹r藞le瑟 /
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verb (used with object), in路ter路laid, in路ter路lay路ing.
to lay between; interpose.
to diversify with something laid between or inserted: to interlay silver with gold.
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Origin of interlay

First recorded in 1600鈥10; inter- + lay1
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British Dictionary definitions for interlay

interlay

verb (藢瑟nt蓹藞le瑟) -lays, -laying or -laid (-藞le瑟d)
(tr) to insert (layers) between; interposeto interlay gold among the silver; to interlay the silver with gold
noun (藞瑟nt蓹藢le瑟)
material, such as paper, placed between a printing plate and its base, either all over in order to bring it up to type height, or in places in order to achieve the correct printing pressure all over the plate
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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