Definition of Entr'acte

1. Noun. The interlude between two acts of a play.

Generic synonyms: Interlude



2. Noun. A brief show (music or dance etc) inserted between the sections of a longer performance.
Exact synonyms: Interlude, Intermezzo
Generic synonyms: Show
Category relationships: Music
Derivative terms: Interlude

Definition of Entr'acte

1. Noun. An interval between two acts of a play or opera. ¹

2. Noun. Another performance, such as a piece of music or a dance, during this. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Literary usage of Entr'acte

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1. The Art of Playwriting: Being a Practical Treatise on the Elements of by Alfred Hennequin (1890)
"Entr'acte. — The interval between the acts is termed entr'acte. No English equivalent for the word is in good usage. 5. Scene. — The shifting of scenery ..."

2. The Great Persian War and Its Preliminaries: A Study of the Evidence by George Beardoe Grundy (1901)
"... V. THE ENTR'ACTE: BC 490-480. THE victory of Marathon greatly increased the reputation H.vi. 132. of the man to whose strategy the success was due. ..."

3. A Dictionary of the Drama: A Guide to the Plays, Play-wrights, Players, and by William Davenport Adams (1904)
"He composed the score of • Love's Alarms,' * Queen of a Day,' 'Summer Nights,' and other operas and" operettas, as well as the overture, entr'acte, ..."

4. The Musical World (1868)
"Entr'acte between 2nd and 3rd Acts (D). 5. Entr'acte between the 3rd and 4th Acts ... Entr'acte in B minor. Allegro^moderato. 3. Shepherd Melody in B flat. ..."

5. Pine, Rose and Fleur de Lis by Susie Frances Harrison (1891)
"ENTR'ACTE. Yes; we linger, though we know Fairer scenes await below, Fairer to our western eyes Through the medium of surprise Than perhaps they really show ..."

6. Pugilistica: The History of British Boxing Containing Lives of the Most by Henry Downes Miles (1906)
"... before again raising the curtain, interpose a slight entr'acte in the shape of a little song to an old tune, then in the height of its popularity, ..."

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