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  1. intercalary

    • IPA[ɪnˈtəːkəl(ə)ri]

    英式

    • adj.
      (of a day or a month) inserted in the calendar to harmonize it with the solar year, e.g. 29 February in leap years;of the nature of an insertion
    • 釋義

    形容詞

    • 1. (of a day or a month) inserted in the calendar to harmonize it with the solar year, e.g. 29 February in leap years eighteen months of twenty days each and five intercalary days
    • of the nature of an insertion elaborate intercalary notes
    • 2. (of an academic year or period) additional to the standard course and taken at a different institution the intercalary year is taken between the second and final years
    • 3. (of the meristem of a plant) located between its daughter cells, especially (in a grass) at or near the base of a leaf.
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    • IPA[inˈtərkəlerē]

    美式

    • adj.
      (of a day or a month) inserted in the calendar to harmonize it with the solar year, e.g., ... eighteen months of twenty days each and five intercalary days

    Oxford American Dictionary