[in-ter-leef] /ˈɪn tərˌlif/
noun, plural interleaves
[in-ter-leevz] /ˈɪn tərˌlivz/ (Show IPA)
an additional , usually blank, inserted between or bound with the regular printed of a book, as to separate chapters or provide room for a reader’s notes.
[in-ter-leev] /ˌɪn tərˈliv/
verb (used with object), interleaved, interleaving.
to provide blank leaves in (a book) for notes or written comments.
to insert blank leaves between (the regular printed leaves).
to insert something alternately and regularly between the pages or parts of:
Interleave the eight-page form with carbon paper.
to insert (material) alternately and regularly between the pages or parts of something else:
Interleave carbon paper between the pages of the form.
noun (pl) -leaves
a blank leaf inserted between the leaves of a book
(often foll by with) to intersperse (with), esp alternately, as the illustrations in a book (with protective leaves)
to provide (a book) with blank leaves for notes, etc, or to protect illustrations
/ˌɪntəˈluːkɪn/ noun 1. a substance extracted from white blood cells that stimulates their activity against infection and may be used to combat some forms of cancer interleukin in·ter·leu·kin (ĭn’tər-lōō’kĭn) n. Any of a class of lymphokines that act to stimulate, regulate, or modulate lymphocytes such as T cells. interleukin (ĭn’tər-l’kĭn) Any of a class of […]
[in-ter-lee-ving] /ˌɪn tərˈli vɪŋ/ noun, Computers. 1. a method for making data retrieval more efficient by rearranging or renumbering the sectors on a hard disk or by splitting a computer’s main memory into sections so that the sectors or sections can be read in alternating cycles. [in-ter-leev] /ˌɪn tərˈliv/ verb (used with object), interleaved, interleaving. […]
[in-ter-loo-kin] /ˈɪn tərˌlu kɪn/ noun, Immunology. 1. any of several proteins released from certain cells, especially macrophages, and having various effects on the activity of other cells, as promoting inflammation or enhancing T-cell proliferation. Abbreviation: IL-1. interleukin-1 n. Abbr. IL-1 Any of a group of cytokines, released by macrophages and other cells, that induce the […]
noun 1. Immunology. a lymphokine protein, secreted by T cells in response to antigen and , that stimulates the proliferation of T cells. 2. Pharmacology. a form of this protein produced by genetic engineering and used experimentally in immunotherapy. Abbreviation: IL-2. interleukin-2 n. Abbr. IL-2 A lymphokine that is released by helper T cells in […]