intercalary

intercalary
  a. inserted in the calendar; bissextile; leap (year); interpolated.
   ♦ intercalate, v.
  t.
   ♦ intercalation, n.

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  • Intercalary — In*ter ca*la*ry (?; 277), a. [L. intercalaris, intercalarius: cf. F. intercalaire. See {Intercalate}.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Chron.) Inserted or introduced among others in the calendar; as, an intercalary month, day, etc.; now applied particularly… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • intercalary — (adj.) 1610s, from L. intercalarius, from intercalare (see INTERCALATE (Cf. intercalate)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • intercalary — [in tʉr′kə ler΄ē] adj. [L intercalarius, intercalaris < intercalare: see INTERCALATE] 1. added to the calendar: said of a day, month, etc. inserted in a calendar year to make it correspond to the solar year 2. having such a day, month, etc.… …   English World dictionary

  • intercalary — adjective Etymology: Latin intercalarius, from intercalare Date: 1614 1. a. inserted in a calendar < an intercalary day > b. of a year containing an intercalary period (as a day or month) 2. inserted between other things or parts ; interpolated …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Intercalary day — Intercalary In*ter ca*la*ry (?; 277), a. [L. intercalaris, intercalarius: cf. F. intercalaire. See {Intercalate}.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Chron.) Inserted or introduced among others in the calendar; as, an intercalary month, day, etc.; now applied… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • intercalary deletion — intercalary deletion. См. интеркалярная делеция. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • intercalary satellite — intercalary satellite. См. интеркалярный сателлит. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • Intercalary lunar year — Year Year, n. [OE. yer, yeer, [yogh]er, AS. ge[ a]r; akin to OFries. i?r, g?r, D. jaar, OHG. j[=a]r, G. jahr, Icel. [=a]r, Dan. aar, Sw. [*a]r, Goth. j?r, Gr. ? a season of the year, springtime, a part of the day, an hour, ? a year, Zend y[=a]re… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • intercalary — intercalar …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • intercalary — adj. [L. intercalaris, that which is inserted] Inserted or introduced between others; interpolated …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • intercalary — intercalarily, adv. /in terr keuh ler ee, in teuhr kal euh ree/, adj. 1. interpolated; interposed. 2. inserted or interpolated in the calendar, as an extra day or month. 3. having such an inserted day, month, etc., as a particular year. [1605 15; …   Universalium

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