1. [ noun ] a definite length of time marked off by two instants
Synonyms: time_interval
Related terms: measure period period pause interlude cycle PM eternity AM interim distance latent_period time_constant seek_time float reaction_time lunitidal_interval time_slot embolism lead_time rotational_latency processing_time absence access_time
2. [ noun ] (mathematics) a set containing all points (or all real numbers) between two given endpoints
Related terms: set closed_interval sub-interval open_interval
3. [ noun ] the distance between things
Synonyms: separation

"fragile items require separation and cushioning"

Related terms: distance clearance divergence
4. [ noun ] (music) the difference in pitch between two notes
Synonyms: musical_interval
Related terms: musical_notation quartertone fifth octave third fourth semitone sixth seventh quarter-tone tone
Similar spelling:   intermural