at intervals


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at intervals

In a series separated by space or time: trees planted at intervals; coughing at intervals.
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References in classic literature ?
There were long tables covered with cloths, with big glass bottles of water at intervals, and down the centre salt cellars and bottles of vinegar.
Only at intervals the silence was faintly disturbed, when the restless turning of one of the girls in her bed betrayed itself by a gentle rustling between the sheets.
By way of ornament to the dull brown walls, icicles appear in the crevices of the timber, gleaming at intervals in the red fire-light.
The lamps were fixed at intervals against the wall, encircling the whole room.
But that darkness was licked up by the fierce flames, which at intervals forked forth from the sooty flues, and illuminated every lofty rope in the rigging, as with the famed Greek fire.
Lady Arabella was moving swiftly and stealthily, looking back and around her at intervals, as if she feared to be followed.