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Definition of Alternates

Alternate
Alternate Al*ter"nate (?; 277), a. [L. alternatus, p. p. of alternate, fr. alternus. See Altern, Alter.] 1. Being or succeeding by turns; one following the other in succession of time or place; by turns first one and then the other; hence, reciprocal. And bid alternate passions fall and rise. --Pope. 2. Designating the members in a series, which regularly intervene between the members of another series, as the odd or even numbers of the numerals; every other; every second; as, the alternate members 1, 3, 5, 7, etc.; read every alternate line. 3. (Bot.) Distributed, as leaves, singly at different heights of the stem, and at equal intervals as respects angular divergence. --Gray. Alternate alligation. See Alligation. Alternate angles (Geom.), the internal and angles made by two lines with a third, on opposite sides of it. It the parallels AB, CD, are cut by the line EF, the angles AGH, GHD, as also the angles BGH and GHC, are called alternate angles. Alternate generation. (Biol.) See under Generation.
Alternate
Alternate Al*ter"nate (?; 277), n. 1. That which alternates with something else; vicissitude. [R.] Grateful alternates of substantial. --Prior. 2. A substitute; one designated to take the place of another, if necessary, in performing some duty. 3. (Math.) A proportion derived from another proportion by interchanging the means.
Alternate
Alternate Al"ter*nate (?; 277), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Alternated; p. pr. & vb. n. Alternating.] [L. alternatus, p. p. of alternare. See Altern.] To perform by turns, or in succession; to cause to succeed by turns; to interchange regularly. The most high God, in all things appertaining unto this life, for sundry wise ends alternates the disposition of good and evil. --Grew.
Alternate
Alternate Al"ter*nate, v. i. 1. To happen, succeed, or act by turns; to follow reciprocally in place or time; -- followed by with; as, the flood and ebb tides alternate with each other. Rage, shame, and grief alternate in his breast. --J. Philips. Different species alternating with each other. --Kirwan. 2. To vary by turns; as, the land alternates between rocky hills and sandy plains.

Meaning of Alternates from wikipedia

- Alternating current (AC) is an electric current which periodically reverses direction and changes its magnitude continuously with time in contrast to...
- Alternate history (also alternative history, althist, AH) is a genre of speculative fiction of stories in which one or more historical events occur and...
- Alternate reality is often a synonym for parallel universes in fiction. Alternate reality may also refer to: Alternate Realities (Cherryh), a 2000 anthology...
- Alternation may refer to: Alternation (linguistics), a variation in the phonological form of a morpheme Diathesis alternation Alternation (complexity)...
- In music, alternate b**** is a performance technique on many instruments where the b**** alternates between two notes, most often the root and the fifth...
- Alternating may refer to: Alternating algebra, an algebra in which odd-grade elements square to zero Alternating form, a function formula in algebra Alternating...
- Alternate Tyrants is a 1997 Tor alternate history anthology, edited by Mike Resnick. The anthology contains 20 short stories, with each story by a different...
- an alternating group is the group of even permutations of a finite set. The alternating group on a set of n elements is called the alternating group...
- The Alternate, novel by John Martel (novelist) The Alternate (film) "The Alternate" (Star Trek: Deep Space Nine) This disambiguation page lists articles...
- In linguistics, an alternation is the phenomenon of a morpheme exhibiting variation in its phonological realization. Each of the various realizations...