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EtymologyEdit

From Old French intervalle, from Latin intervallum ‎(space between, interval, distance, interval of time, pause, difference; literally, space between two palisades or walls), from inter ‎(between) + vallum ‎(palisade, wall).

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interval ‎(plural intervals)

  1. A distance in space.
    • Milton
      'Twixt host and host but narrow space was left, / A dreadful interval.
  2. A period of time.
    the interval between contractions during childbirth
  3. (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).
  4. (mathematics) A connected section of the real line which may be empty or have a length of zero.
  5. (chiefly Britain) An intermission.
  6. (sports) half time, a scheduled intermission between the periods of play
    • 2011 November 12, “International friendly: England 1-0 Spain”, in BBC Sport[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.
  7. (cricket) Either of the two breaks, at lunch and tea, between the three sessions of a day's play

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interval m ‎(plural intervals)

  1. interval

CzechEdit

Czech Wikipedia has an article on:

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interval m

  1. interval (mathematics)

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  • interval in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • interval in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

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Dutch Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia nl

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interval n ‎(plural intervallen, diminutive intervalletje n)

  1. interval

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Serbo-CroatianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /intěrʋaːl/
  • Hyphenation: in‧ter‧val

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intèrvāl m ‎(Cyrillic spelling интѐрва̄л)

  1. interval

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