In earlier work, researchers found a similar dynamic at work in people's judgment of intervals that last only moments.
Consciously reminding yourself to blink at intervals during the day will help relieve dry eyes.
Most farmers still make the call based on instinct or err on the side of caution and switch the sprinklers on at fixed intervals.
The cell phone is set to transmit readings at regular intervals.
Each of the three fast-moving storms shown above was photographed at two-minute intervals by the space probe.
The device also can be programmed to release drugs at various intervals.
Some flower every year, some at irregular intervals.
Note that here the n's come at intervals of five units.
Until recently, much of modern earthquake theory was based on the idea that intervals between these events were nicely regular.
All you have to do is strap it to your face and let it do its thing, which is flashing lights at pre-set intervals while you rest.
British Dictionary definitions for intervals
the period of time marked off by or between two events, instants, etc
the distance between two points, objects, etc
a pause or interlude, as between periods of intense activity
(Brit) a short period between parts of a play, concert, film, etc; intermission
(music) the difference of pitch between two notes, either sounded simultaneously (harmonic interval) or in succession as in a musical part (melodic interval). An interval is calculated by counting the (inclusive) number of notes of the diatonic scale between the two notes: the interval between C and G is a fifth
the ratio of the frequencies of two sounds
(maths) the set containing all real numbers or points between two given numbers or points, called the endpoints. A closed interval includes the endpoints, but an open interval does not
occasionally or intermittently
with spaces between
intervallic (ˌɪntəˈvælɪk) adjective
C13: from Latin intervallum, literally: space between two palisades, from inter- + vallum palisade, rampart
early 14c., from Old French intervalle (14c.), earlier entreval (13c.), from Late Latin intervallum "space, interval, distance," originally "space between palisades or ramparts," from inter "between" (see inter-) + vallum "rampart" (see wall). Metaphoric sense of "gap in time" was present in Latin.