(of a compound leaf or other plant organ) made discontinuous by smaller interposed leaflets or intervals of bare stem.
intermittent, sporadic, broken, fitful, on and off, disrupted, erratic, disconnectedView synonyms
- ‘Note the displacement of the blade/sheath boundary and the interrupted ligule line.’
(of a cadence) having a penultimate dominant chord that is followed not by the expected chord of the tonic but by another, usually that of the submediant.
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