interstice
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /ɪnˈtɜː.stɪs/
  • (America) IPA: /ɪnˈtɚ.stɪs/
Noun

interstice (plural interstices)

  1. A small opening or space between objects, especially adjacent objects or objects set closely together, as between cords in a rope or components of a multiconductor electrical cable or between atoms in a crystal.
  2. (figurative) A fragment of space.
  3. An interval of time required by the Roman Catholic Church between the attainment of different degrees of an order.
  4. (by extension) A small interval of time free to be spent on activities other than one's primary goal.
Synonyms Translations Translations
  • Russian: (временно́й) промежу́ток



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