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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.
                • Faye had spaced the pots at 8-inch intervals on the windowsill. The cities are evenly spaced.
                • In each high-frequency (20 Hz) rTMS session, subjects received forty trains of 1.9 s duration, separated by an intertrain interval of 12 s (1560 pulses per session).
              2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
                • The employees complained that their boss was micromanaging when she insisted that they account for their time in fifteen-minute intervals.
                • In all cases, when the level of depression is high, the neuron can fire action potentials sporadically during the interstimulation intervals.
                • These patients are taught to catheterize themselves at regular 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
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              Grammatically, this word "interval" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
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