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interjacent

[in-ter-jey-suh nt] /ˌɪn tərˈdʒeɪ sənt/
adjective
1.
between or among others; intervening; intermediate.
Origin
1585-1595
1585-95; < Latin interjacent- (stem of interjacēns) present participle of interjacēre to lie between. See inter-, adjacent
Related forms
interjacence, noun
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  • The suggested explanation was salinity augmentation by the numerous interjacent agricultural discharges.
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interjacent

/ˌɪntəˈdʒeɪsənt/
adjective
1.
located in between; intervening
Word Origin
C16: from Latin interjacēnt-, from interjacēre, from inter- + jacēre to lie
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Word Origin and History for interjacent
adj.

1590s, from Latin interiacentem (nominative interiacens) "lying between," present participle of interiacere "to lie between," from inter- (see inter-) + iacere (see jet (v.)).

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