interval


interval
01. Daily flights between the island and the mainland have resumed after an [interval] of over six months.
02. The speech was followed by a short [interval] of silence.
03. During the [interval], refreshments and snacks will be served in the lobby.
04. The patient had to be woken at regular [intervals] to take his medicine.
05. There are markers at 1 mile [intervals] along the route to let the racers know how far they have to go.
06. There were groups of spectators at [intervals] along the route, cheering the riders on.
07. George Santayana once remarked that there is no cure for birth and death, save to enjoy the [interval].
08. The doctor advised icing the boy's injured ankle at 10 minute [intervals] to bring the swelling down.
09. Snow fell throughout the northern part of the United States at frequent [intervals] during the summer of 1816.
10. You need to check the machine at regular [intervals] in order to make sure it is functioning properly.
11. The longest [interval] between the birth of two children on record is 41 years; a Welsh woman had a girl in 1956, and then a boy in 1997.
12. Katherine Hathaway once suggested that a person needs at [intervals] to separate himself from family and companions, and go to new places. He must go without his familiars in order to be open to influences, to change.
13. A migrating gray whale has a predictable breathing pattern, generally blowing 3-5 times in 15-30 second [intervals] before submerging for 3-5 minutes.
14. Bamboo plants flower at regular [intervals] from ten to more than one hundred years.
15. Eating is a requirement for living; therefore, there must be mechanisms in the body and mind that make us hungry and interested in eating at regular [intervals].
16. Norbert Schmitt has noted that recent studies suggest that second language learners should review new vocabulary soon after the initial meeting, and then at gradually increasing [intervals].
17. The ancient Greeks believed that mathematical laws underlay the systems of both musical [intervals] and heavenly bodies.

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