[in-ter-gley-shuh l] /ˌɪn tərˈgleɪ ʃəl/
occurring or formed between times of action.
occurring or formed between periods of glacial action
a period of comparatively warm climate between two glaciations, esp of the Pleistocene epoch
1867, from German, coined 1865 by Swiss naturalist Oswald Heer (1809-1883); see inter- + glacial.
Adjective Occurring between glacial epochs.
Noun A comparatively short period of warmth during an overall period of glaciation. Interglacials are characterized both by the melting of ice and by a change in vegetation.
[in-ter-glif] /ˈɪn tərˌglɪf/ noun, Architecture. 1. a surface between two grooves, as on a triglyph.
[in-ter-guhv-ern-men-tl, -er-men-] /ˌɪn tərˌgʌv ərnˈmɛn tl, -ərˈmɛn-/ adjective 1. involving two or more governments or levels of government. /ˌɪntəˌɡʌvəˈmɛntəl/ adjective 1. conducted between or involving two or more governments: an intergovernmental conference
[in-ter-grey-dey-shuh n] /ˌɪn tər greɪˈdeɪ ʃən/ noun 1. the act or process of or the state of being . 2. an evolutionary process by which different species of organisms tend to merge through a series of intermediate stages or grades.
[noun in-ter-greyd; verb in-ter-greyd] /noun ˈɪn tərˌgreɪd; verb ˌɪn tərˈgreɪd/ noun 1. an intermediate , form, stage, etc. verb (used without object), intergraded, intergrading. 2. to merge gradually, one into another, as different species through evolution. verb (ˌɪntəˈɡreɪd) 1. (intransitive) (esp of biological species, etc) to merge one into another noun (ˈɪntəˌɡreɪd) 2. an intermediate […]