intermission

  • 1 intermission — [ ɛ̃tɛrmisjɔ̃ ] n. f. • 1680; « interruption » 1377; lat. intermissio ♦ Méd. Interruption des effets d un mal, de la douleur. ⇒ intermittence. ● intermission nom féminin (latin intermissio, onis, discontinuité) Période qui sépare deux accès dans… …

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  • 2 Intermission — In ter*mis sion, n. [L. intermissio: cf. F. intermission. See {Intermit}.] [1913 Webster] 1. The act or the state of intermitting; the state of being neglected or disused; disuse; discontinuance. B. Jonson. [1913 Webster] 2. Cessation for a time; …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 Intermission — bezeichnet Intermission (Film), einen Film von John Crowley aus dem Jahr 2003 Intermission (Filmtechnik), eine Unterbrechung in der Mitte eines Spielfilms Intermission (dc Talk Album), ein Album der amerikanischen Band dc Talk Intermission… …

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  • 4 Intermission — («перерыв» (англ.)) Intermission (альбом Stratovarius) Intermission (альбом Dio) Intermission (альбом The Residents) «Intermission»  песня группы Panic at the Disco …

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  • 5 intermission — Intermission. s. f. v. Interruption, discontinuation. La fiévre luy a duré trente heures sans intermission. il y a eu quelque intermission, quelque legere intermission à son mal. il travaille sans intermission …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • 6 Intermission — Álbum de Dio Publicación junio de 1986 Grabación San Diego, California Género(s) Heavy metal …

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  • 7 intermission — (n.) early 15c., from L. intermissionem (nom. intermissio) interruption, noun of action from pp. stem of intermittere to leave off, from inter between (see INTER (Cf. inter )) + mittere let go, send (see MISSION (Cf. mission)) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 8 intermission — Intermission, Intermissio, Intermissus, huius intermissus. Faire intermission d escrire, Intercapedinem scribendi facere. Par intermissions et interpositions d années, Vicibus annorum …

    Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • 9 Intermission — (v. lat.), 1) Unterbrechung; 2) Absatz; 3) Unterlassung, von Intermittiren, dazwischenstellen. Intermittirende Krankheiten, Krankheiten mit Zwischenzeiten, in denen wenigstens ein relativer Gesundheitszustand eintritt, im Gegensatz der… …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 10 Intermission — (lat.), Unterbrechung, das Aussetzen; Intermissionssünden, Unterlassungssünden …

    Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • 11 Intermission — Intermission, lat. deutsch, Unterbrechung; Unterlassung; intermittirende Krankheiten, Krankheiten mit Zwischenzeiten von scheinbarer Gesundheit; intermittirender Puls, dessen regelmäßiger Schlag unterbrochen wird …

    Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • 12 intermission — I noun abeyance, adjournment, break, cessation, delay discontinuance, discontinuity, halt, hiatus, interim, interlude, intermittence, interregnum, interruption, interval, intervention, leave, lull, pause, pendency, recess, remission, respite,… …

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  • 13 intermission — *pause, recess, respite, lull Analogous words: interruption, interval, gap, *break: ceasing or cessation, stopping or stop (see corresponding verbs at STOP) …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 14 intermission — meaning ‘an interval between parts of a play, film, etc.’, is American in origin but is now as widely used in BrE as the traditional word interval …

    Modern English usage

  • 15 intermission — [n] break, recess abeyance, abeyancy, break off, breather, breathing spell, cessation, doldrums, dormancy, downtime*, interim, interlude, interregnum, interruption, interval, latency, layoff, let up*, lull, parenthesis, pause, quiescence,… …

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  • 16 intermission — ► NOUN 1) a pause or break. 2) an interval between parts of a play or film. ORIGIN Latin, from intermittere discontinue, stop …

    English terms dictionary

  • 17 intermission — [in΄tər mish′ən] n. [L intermissio < intermissus, pp. of intermittere] 1. an intermitting or being intermitted; interruption 2. an interval of time between periods of activity; pause, as between acts of a play intermissive [in΄tərmis′iv] adj …

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  • 18 intermission — (in tèr mi sion ; en vers, de cinq syllabes) s. f. 1°   Action de mettre un intervalle, une discontinuation. •   Après une longue intermission de ces petits devoirs qui sont importuns quand ils sont fréquents, BALZ. liv. VIII, lett. 25. •   Vous… …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 19 Intermission — An intermission or interval is a break between two parts of performances or sessions, in events such as a theatrical play, opera or musical concert. Sometimes there is also an intermission (break) in the showing of a film, in particular if it is… …

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  • 20 intermission — [[t]ɪ̱ntə(r)mɪ̱ʃ(ə)n[/t]] intermissions N COUNT An intermission is a short break between two parts of a film, concert, or show. ...during the intermission of the musical Steppin Out . Syn: interval, interlude N COUNT: also prep N In American… …

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