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Definition 1: the distance between things - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where interval or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • fragile items require separation and cushioning

Synonyms for interval in the sense of this definition

(interval is a kind of ...) the property created by the space between two objects or points

(... is a kind of interval ) the distance by which one thing clears another; the space between them

Definition 2: a set containing all points (or all real numbers) between two given endpoints - [noun denoting cognition]

(interval is a kind of ...) (mathematics) an abstract collection of numbers or symbols

"the set of prime numbers is infinite"

(... is a kind of interval ) an interval that includes its endpoints

(... is a kind of interval ) an interval that does not include its endpoints

(... is a kind of interval ) an interval that is included in another interval

Definition 3: the difference in pitch between two notes - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for interval in the sense of this definition

(interval is a kind of ...) (music) notation used by musicians

(... is a kind of interval ) the musical interval between one note and another six notes away from it

(... is a kind of interval ) the musical interval between one note and another five notes away from it

(... is a kind of interval ) the musical interval between one note and another four notes away from it

(... is a kind of interval ) the musical interval between one note and another three notes away from it

"a simple harmony written in major thirds"

(... is a kind of interval ) a musical interval of eight tones

(... is a kind of interval ) half of a semitone

(... is a kind of interval ) the musical interval between adjacent keys on a keyboard instrument

(... is a kind of interval ) a musical interval of two semitones

(... is a kind of interval ) the musical interval between one note and another seven notes away from it

Definition 4: a definite length of time marked off by two instants - [noun denoting time]

Synonyms for interval in the sense of this definition

(interval is a kind of ...) how much there is or how many there are of something that you can quantify

(... is a kind of interval ) the time that elapses before the presence of a disease is manifested by symptoms

(... is a kind of interval ) the time that elapses between a stimulus and the response to it

(... is a kind of interval ) a seemingly endless time interval (waiting)

(... is a kind of interval ) an interval during which a recurring sequence of events occurs

"the never-ending cycle of the seasons"

(... is a kind of interval ) the time interval between the initiation and the completion of a production process

"the lead times for many publications can vary tremendously" "planning is an area where lead time can be reduced"

(... is a kind of interval ) the interval taken to complete one cycle of a regularly repeating phenomenon

(... is a kind of interval ) the time interval between the deposit of a check in a bank and its payment

(... is a kind of interval ) (computer science) the time it takes for a specific block of data on a data track to rotate around to the read/write head

(... is a kind of interval ) the time between one event, process, or period and another

"meanwhile the socialists are running the government"

(... is a kind of interval ) an intervening period or episode

(... is a kind of interval ) a time interval during which there is a temporary cessation of something

(... is a kind of interval ) (computer science) the interval between the time data is requested by the system and the time the data is provided by the drive

"access time is the sum of seek time and rotational latency and command processing overhead"

(... is a kind of interval ) the interval between two times

"the distance from birth to death" "it all happened in the space of 10 minutes"

(... is a kind of interval ) an insertion into a calendar

(... is a kind of interval ) (computer science) the time it takes for a read/write head to move to a specific data track

(... is a kind of interval ) (electronics) the time required for the current or voltage in a circuit to rise or fall exponentially through approximately 63 per cent of its amplitude

(... is a kind of interval ) a time assigned on a schedule or agenda

"the TV program has a new time slot" "an aircraft landing slot"

(... is a kind of interval ) interval between the moon's transit of a particular meridian and the next high tide at that meridian

(... is a kind of interval ) the time interval during which something or somebody is away

"he visited during my absence"

(... is a kind of interval ) the time it takes to complete a prescribed procedure

"they increased output by decreasing processing time"

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