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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 in·ter·lude /ˈɪntɚ/

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 In·ter·lude n.
 1. A short entertainment exhibited on the stage between the acts of a play, or between the play and the afterpiece, to relieve the tedium of waiting.
 Dreams are but interludes, which fancy makes
 When monarch reason sleeps.   --Dryden.
 2. A form of English drama or play, usually short, merry, and farcical, which succeeded the Moralities or Moral Plays in the transition to the romantic or Elizabethan drama.
 3. Mus. A short piece of instrumental music played between the parts of a song or cantata, or the acts of a drama; especially, in church music, a short passage played by the organist between the stanzas of a hymn, or in German chorals after each line.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: an intervening period or episode
      2: a brief show (music or dance etc) performed between the
         sections of another performance [syn: intermezzo, entr'acte]
      v : perform an interlude; "The guitar player interluded with a
          beautiful improvisation"