[in-tur-kuh-leyt] /ɪnˈtɜr kəˌleɪt/
verb (used with object), intercalated, intercalating.
to interpolate; interpose.
to insert (an extra day, month, etc.) in the calendar.
to insert (one or more days) into the calendar
to interpolate or insert
“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.
intercalated in·ter·ca·lat·ed (ĭn-tûr’kə-lā’tĭd)
Inserted between two others; interposed.
- Intercalated disk
intercalated disk n. An undulating double membrane separating adjacent cells in cardiac muscle fibers.
- Intercalated duct
intercalated duct n. One of the minute ducts leading from the acini in glands such as the salivary gland.
[in-tur-kuh-ley-shuh n] /ɪnˌtɜr kəˈleɪ ʃən/ noun 1. the act of ; insertion or interpolation, as in a series. 2. something that is ; interpolation. n. 1570s, from Latin intercalationem (nominative intercalatio) “insertion of an intercalary day,” noun of action from past participle stem of intercalare (see intercalate).
[kal-uh-breyt] /ˈkæl əˌbreɪt/ verb (used with object), calibrated, calibrating. 1. to determine, check, or rectify the graduation of (any instrument giving quantitative measurements). 2. to divide or mark with gradations, graduations, or other indexes of degree, quantity, etc., as on a thermometer, measuring cup, or the like. 3. to determine the correct range for (an […]