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
The Warriors erased an early 8-1 deficit to take a 31-27 advantage at intermission but Lincoln made its first big run of the game in the third quarter.
Drummond was limited to seven minutes in the half, but the Pistons still led, 52-44, at intermission.
Approximate running time: 2 hours and 15 minutes, with one intermission.
Aided by a fumble recovery at the Imhotep 42 and a pass interference penalty, Anthony Lupo’s 37-yard field goal with no time on the clock put the Ramblers in front, 17-13, at intermission.
The piece unfolds in three parts, spread out over close to three hours (with one intermission).
Boatwright had 10 points in the first half and shot 6 of 10 from the field after the intermission.
For two big spurts after intermission, Florida looked like its old self.
Drummond was limited to seven minutes in the half, but the Pistons still led 52-44 at 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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