intransitive verb-·tat·ed, -·tat·ing
to interlock like the fingers of folded hands
(third-person singular simple present interdigitates, present participle interdigitating, simple past and past participle interdigitated)
- To fold or lock together, as when the fingers of one hand are laced between those of the other.
- (intransitive) To become folded or locked together, like the fingers of a folded hand.
- (figuratively) To intermingle; to present alternately items from one group and then another.
inter- + digitate