The definition of an intermission is a brief pause during two periods of activity.(noun)
An example of an intermission is a break between two parts of a concert.
See intermission in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: L intermissio < intermissus, pp. of intermittere
See intermission in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English intermissioun
Origin: , from Old French intermission
Origin: , from Latin intermissiō, intermissiōn-
Origin: , from intermissus
Origin: , past participle of intermittere, to interrupt; see intermit.
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