alternate

[adj] - allowing a choice 2. [adj] - (botany) of leaves and branches etc 3. [v] - exchange people temporarily to fulfill certain jobs and functions 4. [v] - go back and forth 5. [v] - do something in turns
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Alternate

Opposite Sessile Succulent Terrestrial (in this case) Pairs of leaves successively at 90° to one another.
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Alternate

Having plant parts, particularly leaves, arranged alternately along a stem, as opposed to in pairs or whorled.
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Alternate

Arranged singly at different points along a stem or axis.
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Alternate

Al·ter'nate adjective [ Latin alternatus , past participle of alternate , from 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.
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Alternate

Al·ter'nate noun 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.)
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Alternate

Al'ter·nate transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Alternated ; present participle & verbal noun Alternating .] [ Latin alternatus , past participle of alternare . See Altern .] To perform by turns, or in suc
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Alternate

Al'ter·nate intransitive verb 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. »
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alternate

Cause to occur or appear one after the other. ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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alternate

alternative adjective allowing a choice; `an alternative plan`
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alternate

adjective of leaves and branches etc; first on one side and then on the other in two ranks along an axis; not paired; `stems with alternate leaves`
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alternate

take turns verb do something in turns; `We take turns on the night shift`
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alternate

verb exchange people temporarily to fulfill certain jobs and functions
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alternate

noun someone who takes the place of another person
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Alternate

• (a.) 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. • (a.) Distributed, as leaves, singly at different heights of the stem, and at equal intervals as respects angular divergence. • (v. i.) To vary by turns; as, the land alternates betwe
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alternate

cause to occur or appear one after the other.
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alternate

alternate 1. Someone who takes the place of another person> 2. To exchange people temporarily to fulfill certain jobs and functions. 3. To do something in turns. 4. To go back and forth; swing back and forth between two states or conditions. 5. To be an understudy or alternate for a role. 6. To reverse (a direction, attitude, or course of acti
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Alternate

When used in reference to a flaked projectile or tool, alternate implies the opposite face of opposing edges was flaked.
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Alternate

Single buds, leaves, or shoots occurring singly at a node.
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alternate

A term used in mathematics with several different meanings. (1) Alternate angles are angles on opposite sides and opposite ends of a line that cuts two parallel lines. (2) A well-known theorem called the alternate segment theorem involves the segment on the opposite side of a given chord of a circle...
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ALTERNATE

With leaves arranged in a staggered fashion, as opposed to directly opposite one another
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Alternate

In botany, the term alternate is applied to leaves which are arranged successively on opposite sides of the stem.
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Alternate

Arising from different points and on opposite sides, of an axis. Only one leaf per node.
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Alternate

Only one leaf arising at a node.
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Alternate

a leaf arrangement along the axis in which the leaves are not opposite to each other or whorled
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