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
Games feature four 15-minute quarters and a halftime intermission.
After intermission, company General Director Aidan Lang announced from the stage that Sunday’s tenor, Dominick Chenes, was in the audience and would take over the role for the remainder of the performance.
Yet despite the long intermission, the show returned still spitting enough fire to reclaim folks' attention.
The show has a 20-minute intermission, which means the evening performance ends after 9 p.m. Even in the summer, that can be late for little ones, and my youngest child and a young boy in the row ahead of us fell asleep before the final curtain.
There’s room, too, for covers of hits by the likes of Barbra Streisand, Aretha Franklin and the Beatles in the intermission-less program.
The Mavericks pushed their lead to as many as 14 points before going to intermission ahead 41-31.
The 17-year-old Barrett exceeded his tournament average in the first half with 25 points on 7-of-16 shooting as Canada carried a 45-42 lead into intermission.
After the performances with the FWSO, before an intermission or with the last performer of the evening, the players exit, retreating to their instrument cases sitting on tables in the left and right wings.
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Origin and Etymology of intermission
First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
Synonymsdiscontinuity, hiatus, hiccup (also hiccough), interim, interlude, gap, interregnum, interruption, interstice, interval, parenthesis
Related Wordscaesura, comma, interspace, lag, pause, space, time lag, window; entr'acte; bumper; adjournment, discontinuance, lapse, suspension; lull, recess, respite, rest; subinterval
Near Antonymscontinuum, run, stretch; procession, progression
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
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