|part of speech:
||a pause, space, or event that intervenes; interval.
In the interlude between the scheduled presentations, we took a walk outside the convention center.There was only a brief interlude before the bombing began again.Her relationship with him represented a painful interlude in her life that she wanted to forget.
- similar words:
||a short musical piece or other entertainment performed between the parts of a play, concert, church service, or the like.
The organist played a beautiful interlude during the collection this morning.
||a musical passage played between major parts of a longer musical composition.
||break, halt, lapse, layoff, period