noun, plural entr'actes /ɑnˈtrækts, ˈɑntrækts; French ɑ̃ˈtrakt/ [ahn-trakts, ahn-trakts; French ahn-trakt] Show IPA .
the interval between two consecutive acts of a theatrical or operatic performance.
a performance, as of music or dancing, given during such an interval.
a piece of music or the like for such performance.
equivalent to entre
between (< Latin inter
) + acte act