Definitions for imbricateˈɪm brɪ kɪt, -ˌkeɪt; -ˌkeɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. imbricate, imbricated(verb)

    used especially of leaves or bracts; overlapping or layered as scales or shingles

  2. imbricate(verb)

    place so as to overlap

    "imbricate the roof tiles"

  3. imbricate(verb)

    overlap

    "The roof tiles imbricate"

Wiktionary

  1. imbricate(Verb)

    to overlap in a regular pattern

  2. imbricate(Adjective)

    having regular overlapping edges; intertwined

  3. Origin: imbricatus, "tiled"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Imbricate(adj)

    alt. of Imbricated

  2. Imbricate(verb)

    to lay in order, one lapping over another, so as to form an imbricated surface


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