Definition of Imbricate. Meaning of Imbricate. Synonyms of Imbricate

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Definition of Imbricate

Imbricate
Imbricate Im"bri*cate, Imbricated Im"bri*ca`ted, a. [L. imbricatus, p. p. of imbricare to cover with tiles, to form like a gutter tile, fr. imbrex, -icis, a hollow tile, gutter tile, fr. imber rain.] 1. Bent and hollowed like a roof or gutter tile. 2. Lying over each other in regular order, so as to ``break joints,' like tiles or shingles on a roof, the scales on the leaf buds of plants and the cups of some acorns, or the scales of fishes; overlapping each other at the margins, as leaves in [ae]stivation. 3. In decorative art: Having scales lapping one over the other, or a representation of such scales; as, an imbricated surface; an imbricated pattern.
Imbricate
Imbricate Im"bri*cate, v. t. To lay in order, one lapping over another, so as to form an imbricated surface.

Meaning of Imbricate from wikipedia

- describe leaf vernation. classes of aestivation include: crumpled decussate imbricateoverlapping contorted or twistedevery petal or sepal is outside its...
- many times, forming a series of fault bounded thrust slices known as imbricates or horses, each with the geometry of a fault-bend fold of small displacement...
- often have peltate scales, as opposed to the imbricate cones described above, though some have imbricate scales. The cones are usually small, 0.3–6 cm...
- Imbricated clasts, with an implied flow direction of left to right....
- Imbrication is the arrangement of planar bodies such that they stack in a consistent fashion - rather like a toppled run of dominoes. In roofing, imbrication...
- Bulbophyllum imbricatum (imbricate bulbophyllum) is a species of orchid. Media related to Bulbophyllum imbricatum at Wikimedia Commons v t e...
- flowers may have four or five faintly connate but imbricate sepals with an equal number of distinct, imbricate petals. Also, the stamens, that may contain nectar...
- with a whipped cake (génoise). The rum, whose consumption is culturally imbricated in the Guadeloupean society, comes in particular from one of the ten distilleries...
- Sphagnum affine, the imbricate bogmoss, is a species of peat moss or sphagnum moss which is exploited to make commercial peat products. This moss has...
- chromosome number x = 11. Imbricate - S****ae group (Balanocarpus, Hopea, Paras****a, S****a). The genera of this group have imbricate sepals in fruit, grouped...