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Princeton's WordNet

  1. interlude(noun)

    an intervening period or episode

  2. interlude, intermezzo, entr'acte(verb)

    a brief show (music or dance etc) inserted between the sections of a longer performance

  3. interlude(verb)

    perform an interlude

    "The guitar player interluded with a beautiful improvisation"


  1. Interlude(n.)

    Hence: Any intervening period of time, space, etc.; a pause between phases of an activity.

  2. Origin: [OE. enterlude, LL. interludium; LL. inter between + ludus play, fr. ludere to play: cf. F. interlude. See Ludicrous.]


  1. interlude(Noun)

    An intervening episode, etc.

  2. interlude(Noun)

    An entertainment between the acts of a play.

  3. interlude(Noun)

    A short piece put between the parts of a longer composition.

  4. interlude(Verb)

    To provide with an interlude.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Interlude(noun)

    a short entertainment exhibited on the stage between the acts of a play, or between the play and the afterpiece, to relieve the tedium of waiting

  2. Interlude(noun)

    a form of English drama or play, usually short, merry, and farcical, which succeeded the Moralities or Moral Plays in the transition to the romantic or Elizabethan drama

  3. Interlude(noun)

    a short piece of instrumental music played between the parts of a song or cantata, or the acts of a drama; especially, in church music, a short passage played by the organist between the stanzas of a hymn, or in German chorals after each line

  4. Origin: [OE. enterlude, LL. interludium; LL. inter between + ludus play, fr. ludere to play: cf. F. interlude. See Ludicrous.]


  1. Interlude

    Interlude is a 1968 British drama film directed by Kevin Billington.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Interlude

    in′tėr-lōōd, n. a short dramatic performance or play between the play and afterpiece, or between the acts of a play: a short piece of music played between the parts of a drama, opera, hymn, &c.—adj. Interlud′ed, inserted as an interlude: having interludes. [From L. inter, between, ludus, play.]


  1. Interlude

    Interlude is a digital media company that designs, develops and markets interactive video technology, allowing consumers to create in real-time, a unique and dynamic version of a video that is based on pre-recorded audio/video segments - a one-of-a kind version of a popular video, created from millions of unique possibilities.The Interlude technology platform utilizes audio/video footage to create a fully functional and customized end-product that can be embedded on any corporate or designated website. Interlude’s customers may either provide the footage and thus maintain full creative control or utilize Interlude’s creative/production services to generate the footage. Interlude’s products can be branded and skinned and may be integrated with a broad marketing campaign that encompasses Internet, television, mobile and radio mediums.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of interlude in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of interlude in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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  1. Charles Caleb Colton:

    In America every woman has her set of girl-friends some are cousins, the rest are gained at school. These form a permanent committee who sit on each other's affairs, who 'come out' together, marry and divorce together, and who end as those groups of bustling, heartless well-informed club-women who govern society. Against them the Couple of Ehepaar is helpless and Man in their eyes but a biological interlude.

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