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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 open intervals cover the real numbers; the open intervals of the form (x, x+1) are a subcover.
                • 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.
                • For this case, we prove that the noncontractible intervals are in natural correspondence with the zonogonal tilings of a zonogon.
              2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
                • Regarding bite-wing radiographs assessment of intraexaminer agreement was tested and retested in 30 randomly selected cases with a 2-month interval.
                • These patients are taught to catheterize themselves at regular intervals.
                • The employees complained that their boss was micromanaging when she insisted that they account for their time in fifteen-minute intervals.
            • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
              1. Nouns
                • Countable nouns
              Related Links:
              1. en intervals
              2. en intervale
              3. en intervally
              4. en intervales
              5. en intervalic
              Source: Wiktionary
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              Meaning of interval for the defined word.

              Grammatically, this word "interval" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
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