Free dictionary and thesaurus of English. Definitions, synonyms, antonyms and more...
Hint: double-click any word to get it searched!



[an error occurred while processing this directive]
Noun interval has 4 senses
  1. time interval, interval - a definite length of time marked off by two instants
    --1 is a kind of measure, quantity, amount
    --1 has particulars:
     access time; distance, space; embolism, intercalation; seek time; time constant; time slot, slot; lunitidal interval; absence; pause, intermission, break, interruption, suspension; interlude; interim, lag; latent period; reaction time, response time, latency, latent period; eternity; cycle, rhythm, round; lead time; period; float; rotational latency, latency; processing time
  2. interval - a set containing all points (or all real numbers) between two given endpoints
    --2 is a kind of
    --2 has particulars:
     closed interval, bounded interval; open interval, unbounded interval; sub-interval
  3. interval, separation - the distance between things; "fragile items require separation and cushioning"
    --3 is a kind of distance
    --3 has particulars: clearance
  4. interval, musical interval - the difference in pitch between two notes
    --4 is a kind of musical notation
    --4 has particulars:
     tone, whole tone, step, whole step; semitone, half step; quarter tone, quarter-tone; octave, musical octave; third; fourth; fifth; sixth; seventh
Home | Free dictionary software | Copyright notice | Contact us | Network & desktop search | Search My Network | LAN Find | Reminder software | Software downloads | WordNet dictionary | Automotive thesaurus