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[in-ter-leef] /ˈɪn tərˌlif/
noun, plural interleaves
[in-ter-leevz] /ˈɪn tərˌlivz/ (Show IPA)
an additional leaf, usually blank, inserted between or bound with the regular printed leaves of a book, as to separate chapters or provide room for a reader's notes.
Origin of interleaf
1735-45; inter- + leaf Unabridged
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British Dictionary definitions for interleaf


noun (pl) -leaves
a blank leaf inserted between the leaves of a book
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interleaf in Technology

A document preparation system for Sun, VAX, Apollo and other workstations.

The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010
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