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    Definition of interval in English Dictionary

  • NounPLintervalsPREinter-
    1. A distance in space.
      1. A period of time.
        1. the interval between contractions during childbirth
      2. (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).
        1. (mathematics) A connected section of the real line which may be empty or have a length of zero.
          1. (chiefly Britain) An intermission.
            1. (sports) half time, a scheduled intermission between the periods of play.
              1. 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.
            2. (cricket) Either of the two breaks, at lunch and tea, between the three sessions of a day's play.
            3. More Examples
              1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
                • The cardiac intervals were averaged for the baseline, ritual, and postritual periods and were then converted into heart rate (HR) for the ease of reading.
                • For this case, we prove that the noncontractible intervals are in natural correspondence with the zonogonal tilings of a zonogon.
                • The assessor can then be asked to successively divide an interval into equally likely segments yielding the octiles (X.125, X.875), hexadeciles (X.0625, X.9375), etc., etc.
              2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
                • These patients are taught to catheterize themselves at regular intervals.
                • In all cases, when the level of depression is high, the neuron can fire action potentials sporadically during the interstimulation intervals.
                • Regarding bite-wing radiographs assessment of intraexaminer agreement was tested and retested in 30 randomly selected cases with a 2-month interval.
            • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
              1. Nouns
                • Countable nouns
              Related Links:
              1. en intervals
              2. en intervale
              3. fr intervalle
              4. en intervally
              5. en intervales
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              Grammatically, this word "interval" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
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