Interjacent
Interjacent In`ter*ja"cent, a. [L. interjacens, -entis, p. pr. of interjacere to lie between; inter between + jac[=e]re to lie.] Lying or being between or among; intervening; as, interjacent isles. --Sir W. Raleigh. [1913 Webster]

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  • interjacent — index intermediate, mesne Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • interjacent — interjacent, ente (entrée créée par le supplément) (in tèr ja san, san t ) adj. Qui gît, est situé entre. •   Berkeley n admet que la présence de ce dernier élément dans notre jugement [de la distance] : le nombre des objets interjacents,… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • interjacent — 1590s, from L. interiacentem (nom. interiacens) lying between, prp. of interiacere to lie between, from inter (see INTER (Cf. inter )) + iacere (see JET (Cf. jet) (v.)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • interjacent — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷|jāsənt adjective Etymology: Latin interjacent , interjacens, present participle of interjacēre to lie between, from inter + jacēre to lie more at gist : lying or being between or among others : intervening, interpolated interjacent… …   Useful english dictionary

  • interjacent — interjacence, n. /in teuhr jay seuhnt/, adj. between or among others; intervening; intermediate. [1585 95; < L interjacent (s. of interjacens) prp. of interjacere to lie between. See INTER , ADJACENT] * * * …   Universalium

  • interjacent — adjective situated between; lying among. The interjacent islands between Asia and America admit his passing from one continent to the other... (Thomas Jefferson, Notes on the State of Virginia) …   Wiktionary

  • interjacent — /ɪntəˈdʒeɪsənt/ (say intuh jaysuhnt) adjective lying between; intervening; intermediate. {Latin interjacēnt , stem of present participle of interjacēre} …   Australian English dictionary

  • interjacent — a. Intervening, intermediate, interposed …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • interjacent — in·ter·ja·cent …   English syllables

  • interjacent —   a. situated between; intervening.    ♦ interjacence,    ♦ interjacency, n …   Dictionary of difficult words

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