INTERVAL , a space
See also:left between the component parts of a continuous series, a pause in continuous
See also:action, a
See also:period of
See also:time intervening between two other points of time or
See also:chronological sequence of events . The
See also:Lat. intervallum, from which the
See also:English word has come through the French, originally meant a space between the palisades on a rampart (vallum), or between the rampart and the tents of the legionaries . In medical language " interval " is used of the intervening periods between attacks or paroxysms of a disease, particularly of the periods of a rational or normal
See also:condition of mind sometimes experienced by an insane
See also:person, a " lucid interval "; this phrase frequently occurs in legal documents from the 13th to the 15th centuries, non compos mentis sed gaudet lucidis intervallis . In
See also:music " interval " ex-presses the distance in pitch between two or more musical sounds (see Music) . Interval, or more commonly " intervale," is used, particularly in
See also:America, as a
See also:term for a low-lying
See also:tract of
See also:land along the
See also:banks of
See also:rivers, frequently overflowed by freshets, or more loosely for any low level land shut in by hills . This particular application, as also the
See also:form " intervale," is due to a confusion of the termination of the word with " vale," valley .
INTESTACY (Lat. intestates, one who has not made a ...
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