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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
                • To estimate the mode of a (distance) distribution, we used the midpoint of the shorth (the shortest interval that covers half the values).
                • The open intervals cover the real numbers; the open intervals of the form (x, x+1) are a subcover.
                • This leads to small interpregnancy intervals that negatively impact maternal nutritional status, leading to poor birth outcome.
              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.
                • In all cases, when the level of depression is high, the neuron can fire action potentials sporadically during the interstimulation intervals.
                • A previously asymptomatic 62-year-old male presented with ataxia and oscillopsia with progression over a 6-week interval.
            • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
              1. Nouns
                • Countable nouns
              Related Links:
              1. en intervals
              2. en intervale
              3. en intervalic
              4. fr intervalle
              5. en intervally
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              Grammatically, this word "interval" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
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