Definition of interstice:
- 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.
- 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.
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.
- "By-Ways of Bombay", S. M. Edwardes, C.V.O..
There is a stately splendour about the flow of " a gorgeous coloured vestiture," and one pauses to admire the choice of the last word, and can picture the poet's delight when, like an artist in mosaic who has hit upon the stone to fill up the remaining interstice, he lighted on the word.- "Oscar Wilde", Leonard Cresswell Ingleby.
- "The Voodoo Gold Trail", Walter Walden.