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interval

noun [C]

interval noun [C] (TIME OR SPACE)

 us   /ˈɪn·tər·vəl/ a period between two events or times, or the space between two points: If there is a fire, the alarm will sound at 15-second intervals. We’ve positioned guards around the embassy at intervals of 10 feet.  us   /ˈɪn·tər·vəl/ Br An interval is an intermission .

interval noun [C] (MUSIC)

music /ˈɪnt·ər·vəl/ the difference in pitch between two notes

interval noun [C] (numbers)

mathematics /ˈɪn·tər·vəl/ the set of all numbers between two the two particular numbers given
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