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at regular intervals

At an equal distance apart. Make sure to position those Christmas lights so that the flashing ones appear at regular intervals.
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at regular intervals

[of things in a series] at points that are equally distant from each other. You will find service stations at regular intervals along the highway. There are street lights at regular intervals on the main street of town.
See also: interval, regular

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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