from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The interval between two acts of a theatrical performance.
- n. Another performance, as of music or dance, provided between two acts of a theatrical performance.
- n. An interval likened to the one occurring between two acts of a drama.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. An interval between two acts of a play or opera.
- n. Another performance, such as a piece of music or a dance, during this.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The interval of time which occurs between the performance of any two acts of a drama.
- n. A dance, piece of music, or interlude, performed between two acts of a drama.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The interval between two acts of a play or an opera.
- n. Instrumental music performed during such an interval.
- n. A light musical composition suitable for such use.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a brief show (music or dance etc) inserted between the sections of a longer performance
- n. the interlude between two acts of a play
French : entre, between (from Latin inter; see inter-) + acte, act (from Old French; see act).(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)