at intervals


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at intervals

Separated by a particular amount of space or time. Make sure to position those Christmas lights so that the flashing ones appear at intervals.
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at (...) ˈintervals


1 with time between: Buses to the city leave at regular intervals.The runners started at 5-minute intervals.
2 with spaces between: Flaming torches were positioned at intervals along the terrace.
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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 ?
I began it during the happier period of my life, and have continued it at intervals since.
At intervals, as we proceeded, I looked out through the window.
We both saw the patient at intervals in the course of the night.
To interpolate the 10-s MTS, we only included values scored at intervals of 10 in the calculation.