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1. interval

noun. ['ˈɪntɝvəl'] a definite length of time marked off by two instants.

Synonyms

  • eternity
  • absence
  • processing time
  • embolism
  • suspension
  • round
  • space
  • latent period
  • meanwhile
  • lag
  • interlude
  • lead time
  • access time
  • time interval
  • time slot
  • response time
  • measure
  • quantity
  • interruption
  • rhythm
  • intercalation
  • latency
  • cycle
  • amount
  • distance
  • seek time
  • pause
  • meantime
  • slot
  • interim
  • time constant
  • lunitidal interval
  • intermission
  • break
  • period
  • float
  • reaction time

Antonyms

  • thin
  • reduce
  • exact
  • free

Etymology

  • intervalle (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Rhymes with Interval

  • anvil
  • approval
  • archival
  • archrival
  • arrival
  • arval
  • bedevil
  • belveal
  • bevel
  • bevil
  • bevill
  • carnival
  • covel
  • covell
  • covill
  • crovl
  • daredevil
  • devil
  • devoll
  • disapproval

How do you pronounce interval?

Pronounce interval as ˈɪntərvəl.

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Sentences with interval


1. Adjective
To burn body fat more quickly try interval training.

2. Noun, singular or mass
If the race course is hilly, do hill repeats as one of your weekly interval workouts.

Quotes about interval


1. Love is the delightful interval between meeting a beautiful girl and discovering that she looks like a haddock.
- John Barrymore

2. A desire arises in the mind. It is satisfied immediately another comes. In the interval which separates two desires a perfect calm reigns in the mind. It is at this moment freed from all thought, love or hate. Complete peace equally reigns between two mental waves.
- Swami Sivananda

3. The imaginary is not formed in opposition to reality as its denial or compensation; it grows among signs, from book to book, in the interstice of repetitions and commentaries; it is born and takes shape in the interval between books. It is the phenomena of the library.
- Michel Foucault

2. sub-interval

noun. an interval that is included in another interval.

Antonyms

  • open interval

3. interval

noun. ['ˈɪntɝvəl'] a set containing all points (or all real numbers) between two given endpoints.

Synonyms

  • closed interval
  • bounded interval
  • open interval
  • sub-interval
  • unbounded interval

Antonyms

  • open interval
  • activity
  • action
  • activeness

Etymology

  • intervalle (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. interval

noun. ['ˈɪntɝvəl'] the distance between things.

Synonyms

  • clearance
  • distance

Antonyms

  • nonexistence
  • presence
  • attendance

Etymology

  • intervalle (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. interval

noun. ['ˈɪntɝvəl'] the difference in pitch between two notes.

Synonyms

  • semitone
  • half step
  • step
  • seventh
  • fourth
  • quarter tone
  • octave
  • tone
  • third
  • whole tone
  • sixth
  • musical octave
  • whole step
  • musical interval
  • musical notation
  • fifth

Antonyms

  • angular
  • praise
  • top
  • bottom

Etymology

  • intervalle (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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