Definitions for "Intercalation"
The insertion of a day, or other portion of time, in a calendar.
The insertion or introduction of anything among others, as the insertion of a phrase, line, or verse in a metrical composition;
The binding of a molecule between adjacent base pairs in DNA.
Intercalation, in the context of University administration is defined as a period when a student is officially suspended from studying for an academic degree. The grounds for intercalation to be granted are varied, though most commonly they are on compassionate or medical grounds. Often, intercalation has been granted to allow students time away from the University to gain industrial or job experience within their degree studies.
Keywords:  intrusion, bed, layers
the intrusion of a bed or layer between other layers.