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alternate

pertaining to bud or leaf arrangement. one leaf or bud at each node. situated at alternating positions along the stem. In this arrangement the leaves are not directly across from each other (contrast with opposite and whorled).

Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
alternate (adjective)
1.
occurring or succeeding by turns - a day of alternate sunshine and rain
2.
a) arranged first on one side and then on the other at different levels or points along an axial line - alternate leaves compare opposite
b) arranged one above or alongside the other
3.
every other every second - he works on alternate days
4.
constituting an - alternative took the alternate route home
5.
- alternative
alternate (verb)
transitive verb
1.
to perform by turns or in succession
2.
intransitive verb
to cause to alternate to change from one to another repeatedly - rain alternated with sun
alternate (noun)
1.
- alternative
2.
one that substitutes for or with another - alternates
alternate
alternate (Wikipedia)

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