HyperDic: intermission

English > 2 senses of the word intermission:
NOUNactintermissionthe act of suspending activity temporarily
timeintermission, pause, break, interruption, suspensiona time interval during which there is a temporary cessation of something
intermission > pronunciation
Soundsih.ntermih'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > intermission: 2 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act of suspending activity temporarily.
Broaderpausetemporary inactivity
Spanishintermedio, intermisión, interrupción, intervalo
Catalanintermissió, interrupció, interval
Verbsintermitcease an action temporarily
English > intermission: 2 senses > noun 2, time
MeaningA time interval during which there is a temporary cessation of something.
Synonymspause, break, interruption, suspension
NarrowerblackoutA suspension of radio or tv broadcasting
caesuraA pause or interruption (as in a conversation)
dead airAn inadvertent interruption in a broadcast / broadcast during which there is no sound
delay, hold, time lag, postponement, waitTime during which some action is awaited
halftimeAn intermission between the first and second half of a game / game
lapseA break or intermission in the occurrence of something
letup, lullA pause during which things are calm or activities are diminished
respite, rest, relief, rest periodA pause for relaxation
time-outA brief suspension of play
Broadertime interval, intervalA definite length of time marked off by two instants
Spanishinterrupción, pausa, suspensión
Catalaninterrupció, pausa, suspensió

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