Examples of interval in a Sentence
a three-month interval between jobs
There might be long intervals during which nothing happens.
The sun shone for brief intervals throughout the day.
There will be a 20-minute interval between acts one and two.
Recent Examples of interval from the Web
Pretzel Rod Mummies Directions: Melt white chocolate in the microwave in 15-second intervals, stirring after each time.
Continue cutting into 1/8-inch intervals to create an accordion-effect.
But maybe stem cell therapy, injected at regular intervals, would close the hole, naturally, via the player’s own cells.
Play clocks will time the interval between the touchdown and the extra-point attempt.
California cities are required to have general plans and update them at regular intervals.
Instead of the water flowing by the plants, nutrient-rich water is sprayed on the roots at intervals throughout the day.
Instead of getting both a Pap test and an HPV test to screen for cervical cancer, many women should get just one or the other at regular intervals, according to a draft recommendation published this week by a panel of prevention experts.
Only one pumpkin is allowed to grow per plant, and the vines are buried at intervals to allow for maximum nutrient uptake.
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Synonymsdiscontinuity, hiatus, hiccup (also hiccough), interim, interlude, intermission, interregnum, interruption, interstice, gap, 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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