Refers to how a video picture is captured or displayed. Interlaced scanning skips every other vertical row of pictures - making one pass on the odd-numbered pixel rows (1, 3, 5, etc.) and then a second pass on the even-numbered pixel rows (2, 4 , 6, etc.) and alternating between these two half images known as video "fields" to form a single interlaced frame of video. Interlaced video is not as detailed and smooth as progressive video.
An image that consists of two half-height fields that combine to create a full image. This is the opposite of progressive scanning, in which the image is comprised of single frames.

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  • Interlace — In ter*lace , v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. {Interlaced}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Interlacing}.] [OE. entrelacen, F. entrelacer. See {Inter }, and {Lace}.] To unite, as by lacing together; to insert or interpose one thing within another; to intertwine; to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • interlace — (v.) late 14c., from M.Fr. entrelacer, from entre (see ENTRE (Cf. entre )) + lacer (see LACE (Cf. lace)). Television sense is from 1927. Related: Interlaced; interlacing. The noun is 1904, from the verb …   Etymology dictionary

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