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
Pods of vaccinated health care workers are to be interspersed throughout the stadium between pods of non-vaccinated fans.Super spreader Sunday? Experts worry Super Bowl could trigger coronavirus explosion|Brittany Shammas, Fenit Nirappil, Mark Maske|February 5, 2021|Washington Post
The new compatibilizer molecule contains two segments of polyethylene, interspersed with two segments of polypropylene.Chemists are reimagining recycling to keep plastics out of landfills|Maria Temming|January 27, 2021|Science News
This was unfortunately interspersed with moments of deep confusion and terror.
The interspersion of some discords seems to imply serious differences of opinion between the parties to the treaty.Charles Dickens and Music|James T. Lightwood
It admitted of a free interspersion of rhymed lines, and of other dubious modifications of the strict measure.
The interspersion of comments in dialogues is another matter of detail which greatly increases or lessens the finish of work.Talks on Writing English|Arlo Bates
Their irregularity is owing to the interspersion of sea and land, and the irregularities of the earths surface.A Guide to the Scientific Knowledge of Things Familiar|Ebenezer Cobham Brewer