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Interbranchial
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Intercalation definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

INTERCALA'TION, n. [L. intercalatio.] The insertion of an odd or extraordinary day in the calendar, as the 29th of February in leap year.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: an insertion into a calendar [syn: embolism, intercalation]

Merriam Webster's

noun see intercalate

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Intercalation In*ter`ca*la"tion, n. [L. intercalatio: cf. F. intercalation.] 1. (Chron.) The insertion of a day, or other portion of time, in a calendar. 2. The insertion or introduction of anything among others, as the insertion of a phrase, line, or verse in a metrical composition; specif. (Geol.), the intrusion of a bed or layer between other layers. Intercalations of fresh-water species in some localities. --Mantell.



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