intermission meaning

Pronunciation:   "intermission" in a sentence
Noun: intermission  `intu(r)'mishun
  1. The act of suspending activity temporarily 
  2. A time interval during which there is a temporary cessation of something
    - pause, break, interruption, suspension

Derived forms: intermissions

See also: intermit

Type of: interval, pause, time interval

Encyclopedia: Intermission


[Medicine]
n : the space of time between two paroxysms of a disease —compare ARREST, CURE 1 REMISSION

Examples

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  1. drills were set to work without intermission.
  2. at the end of the first act they go to the men's lounge for a smoke during intermission.
  3. i entered upon the execution of the plan for self-examination, and continued it with occasional intermissions for some time.
  4. the violinist resumed playing after intermission
  5. -daddy !-i'm gonna call you at intermission

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