verb (used with object), in·ter·spersed, in·ter·spers·ing.
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Origin of intersperse
OTHER WORDS FROM interspersein·ter·spers·ed·ly [in-ter-spur-sid-lee], /ˌɪn tərˈspɜr sɪd li/, adverbin·ter·sper·sion [in-ter-spur-zhuhn or, especially British, -shuhn], /ˌɪn tərˈspɜr ʒən or, especially British, -ʃən/, in·ter·sper·sal, nounun·in·ter·spersed, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for intersperse
The show featured performances by local musicians, interspersed with information about the app, including debunking myths about privacy and other ongoing concerns.While mainland America struggles with covid apps, tiny Guam has made them work|Cat Ferguson|November 30, 2020|MIT Technology Review
Over 90 minutes from his home, he intersperses stories about the history of his craft with diverting word games.With playhouses dark, interactive theater online is lighting things up|Peter Marks|October 29, 2020|Washington Post
Some can exist at low levels throughout the year, while others might show periods of higher transmission interspersed with periods of low transmission.
A portion of their DNA consists of many short, distinctively repetitive base sequences, interspersed with other short, variable “spacer” sequences.Nobel Prize in Chemistry Awarded for CRISPR ‘Genetic Scissors’|Jordana Cepelewicz|October 7, 2020|Quanta Magazine
As a result, between the long-form TV episodes, it is able to intersperse short-form videos that it otherwise distributes on platforms like Facebook and YouTube.How A+E Networks is building a portfolio of free 24/7 streaming channels|Tim Peterson|September 28, 2020|Digiday
There are no calorie counts for the parade of nutritional horribles (interspersed with a little fruit).Frozen-Yogurt Shops Are Everywhere, but We Are Nowhere Near Saturation|Daniel Gross|July 19, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Locals in sweatpants were interspersed among the band of revelers.The Renegade Parade: New York City’s Halloween Party Survives|Lizzie Crocker, Caitlin Dickson|November 1, 2012|DAILY BEAST
References to holy war are interspersed with exhortations to charity, kindness toward others, and respect for life.
On dark nights, Gershon would take the stage and perform songs, interspersed with the Cleo story.Gina Gershon on ‘Killer Joe,’ Tom Cruise, ‘Showgirls,’ ‘Bound’|Ramin Setoodeh|July 18, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Interspersed are the occasional illustration, piece of sheet music, or recipe.
Bits of woodland arePg 129 interspersed with bright green sheep pastures and high, almost mountainous, bluffs overhang the valley.
We passed through a country thickly interspersed with suburban towns.
While reading, he generally interspersed a few pointed remarks or graphic explanations, and Eric learnt much in this simple way.Eric, or Little by Little|Frederic W. Farrar
The hedges are every where interspersed with flowers; there are blossoms of some kind or other throughout the year.
These interspersed freely with great lords and ladies and splendid cavalry and infantry.Ways of War and Peace|Delia Austrian