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interstitial

[¦in·tər¦stish·əl]
(crystallography)
A crystal defect in which an atom occupies a position between the regular lattice positions of a crystal.
(science and technology)
Of, pertaining to, or situated in a space between two things.

Interstitial

Forming a narrow or small space between parts of other elements, or between floors in a structure.

interstitial

(World-Wide Web)
A World-Wide Web page that appears before the expected content page. Interstitials can be used for advertising (intermercial, transition ad) or to confirm that the user is old enough to view the requested page, etc..

interstitial

In a separate window. See interstitial ad.
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We do not think that he is free to legislate interstitially within the 'open texture' of imprecise rules.
Furthermore, as Jahan Ramazani emphasizes in one of the best essays in the Handbook, the bottom line is not just that modernist poetics turns to this entire panoply of discursive protocols but that, in so doing, it operates of necessity transnationally, topologically, and interstitially, completing its project both as a non-"totalist" whole and in its individual undertakings according to what Susan Stanford Friedman calls the "circulation model" (503).
5,6) Lymphoid follicles tend to extend interstitially between collagen bundles and into septa of the subcutis and often have many plasma cells at their peripheries.
pylori penetrates nonmetaplastic, metaplastic, and neoplastic gastric epithelium both intracellularly and interstitially.
In the course of deciding the case before him he may, on occasion, develop the common law in the perceived interests of justice, though as a general rule he does this 'only interstitially,' [that is, by filling in gaps] to use the expression of O W Holmes] in Southern Pacific Co v Jensen (1917) 244 US 205, 221.
Interstitially, the plurality of qimmiit takes shape as a missing membership, one that does not form fighting lines against so much as what Deleuze and Guattari term "lines of flight" away from lives that in quantity and quality became diminished by permanent settlement.
The analysis using Ag-NOR technique showed only a single mark, interstitially located in the short arms of the second M pair, in all metaphases (Figure 1, box).
and explanatory comments that appear interstitially among the new code
In examining this issue, the Court contrasted the "Blackstonian view" with that of the positivist John Austin, who "maintained that judges do in fact do something more than discover law; they make it interstitially by filling in with judicial interpretation [the terms of the law] that alone are but the empty crevices of the law.
forum court's law interstitially as a matter of judicial
The en bane coordinator was the rules interpreter particularly when the rules did not seem to cover a particular situation; there he had to fill in gaps and thus ruled interstitially.