Interval Meaning and Definition


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What is the definition Interval? What is its meaning in the dictionary? Antonyms, Example sentences, How to pronounce? Related sentences, Synonyms, Words starting with Interval, Words ending with Interval, Derivations and more...

Interval meaning

Word: Interval

How to pronounce: ˈɪntəvəl

Noun

Definitions:

1. An intervening time or space.

Example sentences: "After his departure, there was an interval of many years without any meetings"

2. A pause or break in activity.

Example sentences: "An interval of mourning"

3. A space between two things; a gap.

Example sentences: "There was nothing in the four feet wide gap but windowless knobbed doors spaced at even intervals; none of them had a label in which to portray the doors' purposes."

4. The difference in pitch between two musical sounds.

Example sentences: "In tonal music the intervals between the successive pitches are not literally replicated but become the equivalents within the diatonic scale."


Synonyms:

spacing

timespan

range

distance

increment

frequency interval

separation

timeout

interruption

gap

period

interregnum

segment

hiccup

hiatus

interim

intermission

interlude

break

pause

time slot

time slice


Derivations:

intervale


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Interval in Other Languages...

Spanish: Intervalo

German: Intervall

French: Intervalle

Italian: Intervallo

Turkish: Aralıklı


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