(In`ter*pen`e*tra"tion) n. The act of penetrating between or within other substances; mutual
(In`ter*pen"e*tra*tive) a. Penetrating among or between other substances; penetrating
each the other; mutually penetrative.
(In`ter*pet"al*a*ry) a. [Pref. inter- + petal.] (Bot.) Between the petals of a flower.
(In`ter*pet"i*o*lar) a. (Bot.) Being between petioles. Cf. Intrapetiolar.
(In`ter*pha*lan"ge*al) a. (Anat.) Between phalanges; as, interphalangeal articulations.
(In`ter*pi*las"ter) n. (Arch.) The interval or space between two pilasters. Elmes.
(In`ter*place") v. t. To place between or among; as, to interplace a name. [R.] Daniel.
(In`ter*plan"et*a*ry) a. Between planets; as, interplanetary spaces. Boyle.
(In`ter*play`) n. Mutual action or influence; interaction; as, the interplay of affection.
(In`ter*plead") v. i. (Law) To plead against each other, or go to trial between themselves, as
the claimants in an in an interpleader. See Interpleader. [Written also enterplead.]
1. One who interpleads.
2. (Law) A proceeding devised to enable a person, of whom the same debt, duty, or thing is claimed
adversely by two or more parties, to compel them to litigate the right or title between themselves, and
thereby to relieve himself from the suits which they might otherwise bring against him.
(In`ter*pledge") v. t. To pledge mutually. [R.]
(In`ter*point") v. t. To point; to mark with stops or pauses; to punctuate. [R.]
Her sighs should interpoint her words.Daniel.
(In*ter"po*la*ble) a. That may be interpolated; suitable to be interpolated.
A most interpolable clause of one sentence.De Morgan.
(In*ter"po*late) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Interpolated ; p. pr. & vb. n. Interpolating.] [L. interpolatus,
p. p. of interpolare to form anew, to interpolate, fr. interpolus, interpolis, falsified, vamped up, polished
up; inter between + polire to polish. See Polish, v. t.]