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interval meaning

[ 'intəvəl ]   Pronunciation:
Synonyms of "interval""interval" in a sentence
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  • Noun: interval  intu(r)vul
    1. A definite length of time marked off by two instants
      - time interval 
    2. A set containing all points (or all real numbers) between two given endpoints 
    3. The distance between things
      - separation 
    4. The difference in pitch between two notes
      - musical interval 
    5. [Brit] An intermission during a play, movie, show, etc.

    Derived forms: intervals

    Type of: amount, distance, measure, musical notation, quantity, set

    Encyclopedia: Interval


  • [Defence]
    (*) 1. The space between adjacent groups of ships or boats measured in any direction between the corresponding ships or boats in each group.
    2. The space between adjacent individuals, ground vehicles, or units in a formation that are placed side by side, measured abreast.
    3. The space between adjacent aircraft measured from front to rear in units of time or distance.
    4. The time lapse between photographic exposures.
    5. At battery right or left, an interval ordered in seconds is the time between one gun firing and the next gun firing.
    Five seconds is the standard interval.
    6. At rounds of fire for effect the interval is the time in seconds between successive rounds from each gun.

  • [Medicine]
    n : a space of time between occurrences of a recurring condition or state ‹intervals between coughing spells› ‹intervals of sanity›
Examples
  • The trees were planted at 20 feet intervals.
  • She is delirious, but has lucid intervals.
  • The scenes are changed during the interval.
  • We had a quick drink in the interval.
  • An interval of silence shows respect for the dead.
  • The heat period appears at regular intervals.
  • The runners started at intervals.
  • The interval oc is known as the domain of dependence.
  • The first group was given 5 doses at weekly intervals.
  • Let the beam be divided into fine equal intervals.
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