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Definition of interstice:

  1. An interval of time; specifically ( R. C. Ch.), in the plural, the intervals which the canon law requires between the reception of the various degrees of orders.
  2. That which intervenes between one thing and another; especially, a space between things closely set, or between the parts which compose a body; a narrow chink; a crack; a crevice; a hole; an interval; as, the interstices of a wall.

Synonyms:

opening, footprint, intermission, discontinuity, space, breach, parenthesis, elbow room, headroom, rent, distance, gap, crack, rift, air pocket, hiccup, void, crevice, separation, infinity, break, interruption, gulf, hole, expanse, interval, interlude, hiatus, open, interspace, interregnum, clearance, interim.

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