1.an intervening time or space.“after his departure, there was an interval of many years without any meetings”
synonyms: interim, interlude, intervening time, intervening period, meantime, meanwhile;interregnum“election day was a week away and Baldwin made two speeches in the interval”
a component of activity in interval training.“use one day a week for short, sprint intervals”
2.a pause or break in activity.“an interval of mourning”
synonyms: intermission, interlude, entr’acte, break, recess, pause, gap; More
an intermission separating parts of a theatrical or musical performance.
a break between the parts of an athletic contest.“United led 3-0 at the interval”