interstice definition

  • noun:
    • An Area, particularly a tiny or slim one, between things or parts: "There Clearly Was a gleam of luminous silver, where in fact the sinking western sun has actually found a first direct interstice inside clouds” ( John Fowles).
    • a tiny opening or room between things, particularly adjacent things or objects set closely collectively, as between cords in a rope or components of a multiconductor electrical cable or between atoms in a crystal.
    • An interval of time needed by the Roman Catholic Church between your attainment of different quantities of an order.
    • By extension, a small period of the time liberated to be allocated to activities other than your primary goal.
    • That which intervenes between a very important factor and another; particularly, a space between things closely set, or between your components which compose a body; a narrow chink; a crack; a crevice; a hole; an interval.
    • An interval of the time; particularly (R. C. Ch.), inside plural, the periods that your canon legislation requires between the reception of the various degrees of sales.
    • An intervening space; an opening; especially, a little or slim space between apposed surfaces or things; a gap, chink, slit, crevice, or cranny.
    • In canon legislation, the interval of the time needed for advertising from less to a greater level of instructions.
    • a tiny architectural space between cells or areas of an organ
    • little orifice between things

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