interval / ˈɪn tər vəl /


interval 的定义

n. 名词 noun
  1. an intervening period of time: an interval of 50 years.
  2. a period of temporary cessation; pause: intervals between the volleys of gunfire.
  3. a space between things, points, limits, etc.; interspace: an interval of ten feet between posts.
  4. Mathematics. the totality of points on a line between two designated points or endpoints that may or may not be included.any generalization of this to higher dimensions, as a rectangle with sides parallel to the coordinate axes.
  5. the space between soldiers or units in military formation.
  6. Music. the difference in pitch between two tones, as between two tones sounded simultaneously or between two tones sounded successively .
  7. Chiefly New England. intervale.
  8. Cards. a period in a game for placing bets.
  9. British. an intermission, as between the acts of a play.

interval 近义词

n. 名词 noun

break, pause


  1. Last week, you were analyzing some unusual signals from deep space, measured at many regular intervals.
  2. You computed that you heard zero signals in 45 percent of the intervals, one signal in 38 percent of the intervals and two signals in the remaining 17 percent of the intervals.
  3. Thereafter, you need to post meticulously, regularly, and on specific pre-decided intervals.
  4. Scientists are performing different tests, using different case definitions or reporting methods, and using different time intervals across different geographical areas.
  5. Reviews of its SEO performance should be conducted whenever you make changes – and at regular intervals, as a matter of best practice.
  6. The interval between possession and hell was short,” he says, “though I admit it was wonderful.
  7. Five times during that span, the majority of species on the planet vanished in a short interval of time.
  8. After her first audible prompt, which came shortly after the interval, the audience sat patiently.
  9. Each health risk was presented honestly and intelligently with a confidential interval.
  10. This “lucid interval” is found in nearly half of all cases of epidural hematoma (Bullock, Neurosurgery, 2006).
  11. Drowned every few seconds by our tremendous salvoes, this more nervous noise crept back insistently into our ears in the interval.
  12. The song stopped abruptly, the music died away, there was an interval of silence no one broke.
  13. This short interval had more than sufficed for De Lucenay's mysterious operations.
  14. Mr. Pontellier once more seated himself with elevated feet, and after a reasonable interval of time smoked some more cigars.
  15. I have not done this before as I had not sufficient leisure to examine them, or do so in the interval allowed by the season.