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INTERVAL. A space of time between two periods. When a person is unable to perform an act at any two given periods, but in the interval he has performed such act, as when a man is found to be insane in the months of January and March, and he enters into a contract or makes a will in the interval, in February, he will be presumed to have been insane at that time; and the onus will lie to show his sanity, on the person who affirms such act. See Lucid interval.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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The frail form of a Woman, being liable to be shattered by such an approximation, must be preserved by the State; but since Women cannot be distinguished by the sense of sight from Men, the Law ordains universally that neither Man nor Woman shall be approached so closely as to destroy the interval between the approximator and the approximated.
And at this moment I can see your Line, or side -- or inside as you are pleased to call it; and I can see also the Men and Women on the North and South of you, whom I will now enumerate, describing their order, their size, and the interval between each."
A few places will experience rains, which will give way to sunny intervals.
In a letter to the Senate and House Appropriations Subcommittees on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies, AACC and 19 other major healthcare organizations urged Congress to provide funding so that the CDC can fill a crucial gap in children's medical testing by developing accurate pediatric reference intervals.
class="MsoNormalThe review finds that super short intervals could even, in some cases, burn more fat than a long walk or jog, but the effort involved needs to be arduous.
Let us consider the basic prerequisites for using intervals as measurement results.
Wednesday is predicted to be dry but cooler and cloudier, while Thursday will be breezy and much fresher with sunny intervals and scattered showers.
The exclusion criteria were as follows: a prolonged QT interval sufficient to induce fatal arrhythmia, electrolyte imbalances, hypothyroidism, the patient was taking medication that affects QT intervals, and a preoperative QTc >450 ms.
have also reported increased QTc and PR intervals during migraine attacks compared with pain-free periods.
The uncertain coefficient value can be estimated using intervals based on the theory of interval analysis which is developed by Moore [1].
For each patient, the RR and QT intervals were measured during atrial pacing and the RR, QRS, and QT intervals were measured during ventricular pacing.
Rules have been defined to perform every usual arithmetical operation on intervals [38, 39].