Examples of intermission in a Sentence
We'll return after a brief intermission.
an awkward intermission between speeches
Recent Examples of intermission from the Web
Yes, that’s a lot of ground (and sea level rise) to cover in a piece running under two hours including intermission.
Approximate running time: 2 hours, with one intermission.
How long is the show? About two hours, including an intermission.
The forced intermission couldn’t have come at a worse time.
After taking a 1-0 lead into the first intermission, Pittsburgh fell behind 2-1 after Roman Josi and Frederick Gaudreau beat Matt Murray 42 seconds apart early in the second.
Sometimes lengthy intermissions are what novelists need to reinvent themselves.
Liam McHugh will anchor pre-game, intermission and studio coverage on-site throughout the series, alongside analysts Mike Milbury and Keith Jones.
After intermission, there will be a children's parade with flags and an award for the most interesting picnic setup.
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Origin and Etymology of intermission
Middle English intermyssyown, from Latin intermission-, intermissio, from intermittere
First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
INTERMISSION Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of intermission for English Language Learners
: a short break between the parts of a performance (such as a play, movie, or concert)
INTERMISSION Defined for Kids
Definition of intermission for Students
: a pause or short break (as between acts of a play)
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