Associations to the word «Interval»


INTERVAL, noun. A distance in space.
INTERVAL, noun. A period of time.
INTERVAL, noun. (music) The difference (a ratio or logarithmic measure) in pitch between two notes, often referring to those two pitches themselves (otherwise known as a dyad).
INTERVAL, noun. (mathematics) A connected section of the real line which may be empty or have a length of zero.
INTERVAL, noun. (chiefly British) An intermission.
INTERVAL, noun. (sports) half time, a scheduled intermission between the periods of play
INTERVAL, noun. (cricket) Either of the two breaks, at lunch and tea, between the three sessions of a day's play
INTERVAL CLASS, noun. (music) An interval measured by the distance between its two pitch classes ordered so they are as close as possible.
INTERVAL CYCLE, noun. In music, that which unfolds a single recurrent interval in a series that closes with a return to the initial pitch class.
INTERVAL VARIABLE, noun. (statistics) An ordinal variable with the additional property that the magnitudes of the differences between two values are meaningful.
INTERVAL VARIABLES, noun. Plural of interval variable

Dictionary definition

INTERVAL, noun. A definite length of time marked off by two instants.
INTERVAL, noun. A set containing all points (or all real numbers) between two given endpoints.
INTERVAL, noun. The distance between things; "fragile items require separation and cushioning".
INTERVAL, noun. The difference in pitch between two notes.

Wise words

When you have spoken the word, it reigns over you. When it is unspoken you reign over it.
Arabian Proverb