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English definition of “interval”

interval

noun [C] (MUSIC)    /ˈɪn.tə.vəl/ US  /-t̬ɚ-/ specialized
the amount by which one note is higher or lower than another: an interval of a fifth (= between one note and another one four notes higher)Notes of the musical scale
(Definition of interval noun (MUSIC) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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