interval Meaning in the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of “interval” - Learner’s Dictionary

interval

noun     /ˈɪntəvəl/
TIME [C]
a period of time between two actions, activities, or events: After an interval of three days the peace talks resumed.Pauses and interludes
at intervals
repeated after a particular period of time or particular distance: Patients were injected with the drug at four-hour intervals (= every four hours).Continually and repeatedly
PERFORMANCE [C] UK ( UK/US intermission)
B1 a short period of time between the parts of a play, performance, etcParts of plays, shows and filmsPauses and interludes
(Definition of interval from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
There, their and they’re – which one should you use?
There, their and they’re – which one should you use?
by ,
April 27, 2016
by Liz Walter If you are a learner of English and you are confused about the words there, their and they’re, let me reassure you: many, many people with English as their first language share your problem! You only have to take a look at the ‘comments’ sections on the website of, for example, a popular

Read More 

Word of the Day

cracker

a thin, flat, hard biscuit, especially one eaten with cheese

Word of the Day

bio-banding noun
bio-banding noun
April 25, 2016
in sport, grouping children according to their physical maturity rather than their age ‘When we’re grouping children for sports, we do it by age groups, but the problem is that, within those age groups, we get huge variations in biological age,’ said Dr Sean Cumming, senior lecturer at the University of Bath’s department for

Read More