at regular intervals

idiom

1
: at times that are equally separated : with the same amount of time between occurrences
The buses run from 4 a.m. to midnight at regular intervals.
2
: with an equal amount of space between each
The boards are placed at regular intervals.

Examples of at regular intervals in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Non-adjudicated asylum seekers within U.S. borders shall be required to report to immigration authority at regular intervals, or face permanent deportation from the country and loss of any chance for citizenship. Gillian Brassil, Sacramento Bee, 5 Feb. 2024 Of those, 28 were administered cola at regular intervals, while the remaining 23 waited for the obstruction to clear on its own. Jennifer Ouellette, Ars Technica, 11 Dec. 2023 That $5 billion is being spent mostly on DC fast-charging infrastructure, mostly at regular intervals along highway corridors, but also on charger reliability. Jonathan M. Gitlin, Ars Technica, 11 Jan. 2024 Here's the write-up on Amazon: To live in New Orleans is to leave New Orleans at regular intervals, traveling light: three days of clothes, a cell phone and insurance papers, maybe a lap-top, a six-pack, a pet. Chris Mooney, Discover Magazine, 19 Nov. 2019 For its term — typically six weeks, with payment installments set at regular intervals — there are no interest or fees as long as the balance is fully paid off on time. Christine Romans, NBC News, 21 Dec. 2023 Stop the car at regular intervals while driving long distances to get out and stretch your legs. Amanda Gardner, Health, 28 Nov. 2023 The researchers suggest that this technique can be used at regular intervals or especially during challenging times. Mark Travers, Forbes, 30 Nov. 2023 But considering the shattering blows delivered to the Von Erichs at regular intervals throughout the story, its emotional impact feels oddly muted. David Rooney, The Hollywood Reporter, 3 Sep. 2019 See More

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“At regular intervals.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/at%20regular%20intervals. Accessed 24 Feb. 2024.

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