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in·ter·mis·sion

(in'tĕr-mish'ŭn),
1. A temporary cessation of symptoms or of any action.
2. An interval between two paroxysms of a disease, such as malaria.
[L. intermissio, fr. intermitto, to leave off, intermit, fr. mitto, to send]

intermission

[″ + mittere, to send]
1. The interval between two paroxysms of a disease, e.g., the quiet period between two seizures or the comfortable period between two episodes of fever.
2. A temporary cessation of symptoms.
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Prior to the rollout of Intermissions shampoo last year, the firm launched Aussie Mango shampoo, Aussie Permanent Wave Insurance shampoo, Aussie Colorwise shampoo, Aussie Natural styling gel and Aussie Mira-Curls hair spray.
Box office hits Intermission and Veronica Guerin will also battle it out for Best Irish Film with The Actors, Chavez - Inside The Coup, Dead Bodies and Song For A Raggy Boy.
Mbah a Moute added another offensive rebound off an Afflalo miss and scored the easy basket and Roll capped the run with a 10-foot baseline jumper as the Bruins went ahead 43-26 with 4:15 left before intermission.
And celebrity spotters gathered at the Savoy cinema weren't disappointed as pop stars Samantha Mumba and Sharon Corr were among the guests to join Intermission stars Cillian Murphy, Michael McElhatton and Deirdre O'Kane.
Then at 8, 9, 10 at the latest, they're completely ready to sit there quietly, have the intermission and then come back.
The Hollywood superstar plays a hellraising petty criminal in the film Intermission being shot in Rathfarnham shopping centre, Dublin.
Thanks to an 8-0 run, the Sparks held a 49-41 lead at intermission.
His transformation is conflicted and confusing, causing the ballet, which unravels nicely during the first act, to bog down in detail after intermission.
The 25-year-old Hollywood star, who recently landed $5million to act opposite Al Pacino in The Farm, is in talks to play a role in Dublin film Intermission.
Selected screenings will feature sponsor expos in theater lobbies before the film's presentation and during intermission.
Ventura answered with a 19-7 run, keyed by seven points from Staniland, to take a 28-24 lead at intermission and plenty of momentum with it into the second half.
Vince's leg gave out shortly before intermission, and the band was forced to end the concert early after Neil was taken to a nearby hospital.