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intermissionin‧ter‧mis‧sion /ˌɪntəˈmɪʃən $ -tər-/ noun [countable] especially American English  APPAUSEa short period of time between the parts of a play, concert etc syn interlude, interval British English
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intermissionThe audience was impressive in size and it was rewarded after intermission.After the first two films there was an intermission.Gallery hours are 10 a. m. to 6 p. m. Monday through Friday, and before theatre performances and during intermissions.During the Apollo 14 flight, another problem arose after the intermittent abort signal mentioned in intermission 3 had been solved.There will now be a short intermission.You regularly turned the heating up before the intermission, when the icecream girl appeared.We talked for a time during the intermission and met afterward for coffee.The manager stood there till the lights went on for the intermission and the ice cream lady.
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