1 a small structural space between tissues or parts of an organ; "the interstices of a network"
2 small opening between things
- (noun form very rare): a small opening or space between
adjacent objects or objects set closely together, as between cords
in a rope or components of a multiconductor electrical cable or
between atoms in a crystal. "The part that is not there."
- 1999 That he ran the risk of blowing out the stained-glass windows was of no consequence since no one liked them anyway, and the paper mill fumes were gnawing at the interstitial lead. - Neal Stephenson, Cryptonomicon.
- an interval of time required by the Roman Catholic Church between the attainment of different degrees of an order.
Interstitial may refer to:
- Interstitial program, short television programming which is often shown between movies or other events
- Interstitial defect, a variety of crystallographic defects
- interstitial atom, an atom outside crystallographic lattice
- Interstitial fluid, a solution which bathes and surrounds the cells of multicellular animals
- Interstitial webpage, a web page that is displayed before an expected content page, often to display advertisements or confirm the user's age
- Interstitial art, any work of art whose basic nature falls between, rather than within, the familiar boundaries of accepted genres or media
Meaning : In the middle of
- Interstitial cell (disambiguation)
interstice in German: Interstitial
interstice in Spanish: Intersticio