What does the word interval mean?

Usage examples for interval

  1. After an interval Cadman breathed: " I like it. – Son of Power by Will Levington Comfort and Zamin Ki Dost
  2. In the interval her eyes had become accustomed to the darkness. – The Brass Bowl by Louis Joseph Vance
  3. The others stand in a line side by side, facing her, at an interval of from five to twenty feet. – Games for the Playground, Home, School and Gymnasium by Jessie H. Bancroft