Definition of Imbricating

1. Verb. (present participle of imbricate) ¹



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Definition of Imbricating

1. imbricate [v] - See also: imbricate

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Imbricating

imbrangled
imbrangles
imbrangling
imbrast
imbreathe
imbreed
imbreke
imbrew
imbrewed
imbrewing
imbrews
imbrex
imbricate
imbricated
imbricates
imbricating (current term)
imbrication
imbrication lines of von Ebner
imbrications
imbricative
imbrices
imbring
imbrocado
imbrocadoes
imbroglii
imbroglio
imbroglios
imbrown
imbrowned
imbrowning

Literary usage of Imbricating

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1. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia by Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (1868)
"Disc composed of large, thin, irregular, strongly squamose or imbricating plates, the imbrication being inward from the periphery, that is, the inner edge ..."

2. North American Geology and Palæontology for the Use of Amateurs, Students by Samuel Almond Miller (1889)
"Body large, globose, eight or more rows of imbricating plates in the ... ambulacra narrow ; plates slightly imbricating in the opposite direction from the ..."

3. Fresh-water Biology by Henry Baldwin Ward, George Chandler Whipple (1918)
"Plates oval, imbricating in a regular manner. From four to six large, ... Plates round or oval, imbricating, presenting a regular hexagonal design. ..."

4. Flora Devoniensis: Or A Descriptive Catalogue of Plants Growing Wild in the by John Pike Jones, J. F. Kingston (1829)
"Scales imbricating the spike on all sides, the exterior ones smaller, ... Scales imbricating. Barren fl. interior. Per. 0. Fertile fl. exterior. Per. 0. ..."

5. Quarterly Journal of Microscopical Science edited by Biologists Limited, The Company of. (1879)
"More commonly, however, this is covered by imbricating plates in greater or smaller ... covered by a number of imbricating plates closely packed together, ..."

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