Examples of intermission in a Sentence
We'll return after a brief intermission.
an awkward intermission between speeches
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Walkure’ dining options Bag suppers ($16) from Rivers restaurant will be available for purchase in the lobby before all performances, to be picked up during the first intermission.
Thorson then marched the Wildcats down the field again in the 2-minute offense for the tying 35-yard field goal with 4 seconds left before intermission.
Key players: Thomas completed 11 of 22 passes for 320 yards the five touchdowns before intermission.
But Bubba Baxa, who still scored 10 points, missed two field goals and had a third one blocked, while quarterback Kris Aylor had a pass intercepted in the end zone just before intermission.
Promoted as a fanmeet, the just-under-two-hour show featured an intermission between the performance sets that had the members partake in a question, answer session and play a variety of games that helped the local audience get to know them a bit.
Another Sinfonietta trademark, audience engagement activities, will be offered during the concert's intermission.
Her catchy songs, turbulent life and billowing ball gowns are all rich source material, but this show — a quick one hour-45 minutes without an intermission (rare for a musical) — moves almost too fast.
Different, much more famous work by Elgar after intermission.
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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
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