[in-ter-spurs] /ˌɪn tərˈspɜrs/
verb (used with object), interspersed, interspersing.
to scatter here and there or place at intervals among other things:
to intersperse flowers among shrubs.
to diversify with something placed or scattered at intervals:
to intersperse a dull speech with interesting anecdotes.
to scatter or distribute among, between, or on
to diversify (something) with other things scattered here and there
1650s, noun of action from intersperse.
1560s, from Latin interspersus “strewn, scattered, sprinkled upon,” past participle of *interspergere, from inter- “between” (see inter-) + spargere “to scatter” (see sparse). Related: Interspersed; interspersing.
- Interspinal plane
interspinal plane n. A horizontal plane passing through the anterior superior iliac spines, marking the boundary between the lateral and umbilical regions and between the inguinal and pubic regions.
[spou-zuh l] /ˈspaʊ zəl/ noun 1. Often, spousals. the ceremony of marriage; nuptials. adjective 2. nuptial; matrimonial. /ˈspaʊzəl/ noun 1. (often pl) adjective 2. of or relating to marriage adj. 1510s, from spousal (n.) “condition of being espoused, action of marrying,” from Old French esposailles (see espousal).
[in-ter-steyd] /ˈɪn tərˌsteɪd/ noun, Geology. 1. a period of temporary retreat of ice during a glacial stage; a warming period.
[in-ter-steyd] /ˈɪn tərˌsteɪd/ noun, Geology. 1. a period of temporary retreat of ice during a glacial stage; a warming period. /ˌɪntəˈsteɪdɪəl/ adjective, noun 1. another word for interglacial