interval

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Interval is part of the Academic Word List. It is important for students in college and university.

Pronunciation[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
interval

Plural
intervals

  1. A distance in space or in time.
  2. In music, an interval is the difference in pitch between two notes.
  3. In mathematics, an interval is a connected section of the real line.
  4. (mostly British) An intermission.
  5. In the game of cricket, either of the two breaks, at lunch and tea, between the three sessions of a day's play.