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This page has 11 definitions of interval with English translations in 5 languages. Interval is a noun. Examples of how to use interval in a sentence are shown. Also define these 24 related words and terms: distance, space, time, music, ratio, logarithm, pitch, note, dyad, mathematics, connected, real line, length, intermission, sports, half time, cricket, break, lunch, tea, session, day, play, and interval.
English interval definition
From Middle English interval, intervalle, from Old French intervalle, entreval, from Latin intervallum (“space between, interval, distance, interval of time, pause, difference; literally, space between two palisades or walls”), from inter (“between”) + vallum (“palisade, wall”).
- (General American) IPA(key): /ˈɪntɚvəl/
- (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈɪntəvəl/
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- Hyphenation: in‧ter‧val
interval (plural intervals)
- A distance in space.
- 1667, John Milton, “Book 6”, in Paradise Lost. A Poem Written in Ten Books, London: […] [Samuel Simmons], […], OCLC 228722708; republished as Paradise Lost in Ten Books: […], London: Basil Montagu Pickering […], 1873, OCLC 230729554:
- 'Twixt host and host but narrow space was left, / A dreadful interval.
- 1666, 8 September, The London Gazette
- [M]any attempts were made to prevent the spreading of it [the fire] by pulling down Houses, and making great Intervals, but all in vain, the Fire seizing upon the Timber and Rubbish, and so continuing it set even through those spaces […]
- A period of time.
- the interval between contractions during childbirth
- (music) The difference (a ratio or logarithmic measure) in pitch between two notes, often referring to those two pitches themselves (otherwise known as a dyad).
Note definitionA symbol or annotation.
- A mark or token by which a thing may be known; a visible sign; a character; a distinctive mark or feature; a characteristic quality.
- A mark, or sign, made to call attention, to point out something to notice, or the like; a sign, or token, proving or giving evidence.
- A brief remark; a marginal comment or explanation; hence, an annotation on a text or author; a comment; a critical, explanatory, or illustrative observation.
- (mathematics) A connected section of the real line which may be empty or have a length of zero.
- (chiefly Britain) An intermission.
- (sports) half time, a scheduled intermission between the periods of play
- 2011 November 12, “International friendly: England 1-0 Spain”, in BBC Sport:
- Spain made three substitutions at the interval, sending on former Arsenal captain Fabregas, Chelsea's Juan Mata and Liverpool keeper Pepe Reina for Xavi, David Silva and Casillas.
Sports definitionplural of
- (cricket) Either of the two breaks, at lunch and tea, between the three sessions of a day's play
- interval in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.
- interval in The Century Dictionary, New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911.
- interval at OneLook Dictionary Search
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Interval in the Encyclopædia Britannica (11th edition, 1911)
Catalan interval definition
- (Balearic) IPA(key): /in.təɾˈval/
- (Central) IPA(key): /in.tərˈbal/
- (Valencian) IPA(key): /in.teɾˈval/
interval m (plural intervals)
- “interval” in Diccionari de la llengua catalana, segona edició, Institut d’Estudis Catalans.
- “interval” in Gran Diccionari de la Llengua Catalana, Grup Enciclopèdia Catalana.
- “interval” in Diccionari normatiu valencià, Acadèmia Valenciana de la Llengua.
- “interval” in Diccionari català-valencià-balear, Antoni Maria Alcover and Francesc de Borja Moll, 1962.
Czech interval definition
interval m inan
- interval in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
- interval in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989
Dutch interval definition
Serbo-Croatian interval definition
intèrvāl m (Cyrillic spelling интѐрва̄л)