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Definition 1: the act of suspending activity temporarily - [noun denoting act]

(intermission is a kind of ...) temporary inactivity

Definition 2: a time interval during which there is a temporary cessation of something - [noun denoting time]

Synonyms for intermission in the sense of this definition

(intermission is a kind of ...) a definite length of time marked off by two instants

(... is a kind of intermission ) a brief suspension of play

"each team has two time-outs left"

(... is a kind of intermission ) a pause for relaxation

"people actually accomplish more when they take time for short rests"

(... is a kind of intermission ) an intermission between the first and second half of a game

(... is a kind of intermission ) time during which some action is awaited

"instant replay caused too long a delay" "he ordered a hold in the action"

(... is a kind of intermission ) an inadvertent interruption in a broadcast during which there is no sound

(... is a kind of intermission ) a pause or interruption (as in a conversation)

"after an ominous caesura the preacher continued"

(... is a kind of intermission ) a suspension of radio or tv broadcasting

(... is a kind of intermission ) a break or intermission in the occurrence of something

"a lapse of three weeks between letters"

(... is a kind of intermission ) a pause during which things are calm or activities are diminished

"there was never a letup in the noise"

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