interlay

I. \\ˈintə(r)+ˌ-\ transitive verb
Etymology: inter- + lay
: to provide (as a mounted printing plate) with an interlay
II. noun
: something (as a sheet of tissue) placed between a printing plate and its base to make the plate or certain areas a suitable height for proper impression — compare overlay, underlay

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Interlay — In ter*lay , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Interlaid}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Interlaying}.] To lay or place among or between. Daniel. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • interlay — [in΄tər lā′] vt. interlaid [in΄tərlād′] interlaying to lay or put between or among interlayer n …   English World dictionary

  • interlay — /in teuhr lay /, v.t., interlaid, interlaying. 1. to lay between; interpose. 2. to diversify with something laid between or inserted: to interlay silver with gold. [1600 10; INTER + LAY1] * * * …   Universalium

  • interlay — verb To insert layers of a different material. Each pair of pages of the book is interlaid by carbon paper …   Wiktionary

  • Interlay — Бумага, картон для юстировки (печатной формы); Приправочная прокладка (между формой и подставкой); Прокладка; прослойка (напр. декеля) …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • interlay — v. lay or place something between or among something else …   English contemporary dictionary

  • interlay — verb (past and past participle interlaid) interpose. noun an inserted layer …   English new terms dictionary

  • interlay — in·ter·lay …   English syllables

  • interlay — in•ter•lay [[t]ˌɪn tərˈleɪ[/t]] v. t. laid, lay•ing 1) to lay between; interpose 2) to diversify with something laid between or inserted • Etymology: 1600–10 …   From formal English to slang

  • interlay — /ɪntəˈleɪ/ (say intuh lay) verb (t) (interlaid, interlaying) 1. to lay between; interpose. 2. to diversify with something laid between or inserted: silver interlaid with gold …   Australian English dictionary

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