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Through an interstice she was able to see all the persons seated at the other table.

There was only one crack, and that a very little one; nevertheless he worked his claws into the interstice and dug.

Krupp bent down and glanced through an interstice of a partition at a clock in the corridor.

There was an interstice through which I got my hand, and put that figure-peg in place again.

He had noticed that the door was not quite closed, and the interstice irresistibly fascinated him.

I showed him that the sliver taken from the slipper fitted exactly the interstice I had indicated.

An interstice left open between the two flaps permitted a fall view of the interior.

He made a movement to close the door, but Marcos put his thickly booted foot in the interstice.

Silence broods in the arena, and in every interstice the maidenhair fern grows rife among the decaying stones.

There seemed to be no interstice, no crevice into which he might insert the keen probe of his marvelous deductive power.

WORD ORIGIN

early 15c., from Old French interstice (14c.) and directly from Latin interstitium "interval," literally "space between," from inter- "between" (see inter-) + stem of stare "to stand" (see stet). Related: Interstices.

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