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interlay

[in-ter-ley] /ˌɪn tərˈleɪ/
verb (used with object), interlaid, interlaying.
1.
to lay between; interpose.
2.
to diversify with something laid between or inserted:
to interlay silver with gold.
Origin
1600-1610
1600-10; inter- + lay1
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British Dictionary definitions for interlay

interlay

verb (ˌɪntəˈleɪ) -lays, -laying, -laid (-ˈleɪd)
1.
(transitive) to insert (layers) between; interpose: to interlay gold among the silver, to interlay the silver with gold
noun (ˈɪntəˌleɪ)
2.
material, such as paper, placed between a printing plate and its base, either all over in order to bring it up to type height, or in places in order to achieve the correct printing pressure all over the plate
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