from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The intervening time.
- adv. During or in the intervening time: Meanwhile, life goes on.
- adv. At the same time: The court is deliberating; meanwhile, we must be patient.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The time between two events
- adv. During the time (that something is happening).
- adv. At the same time, but elsewhere.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Same as meantime.
- n. Same as meantime: only in the phrase in the meanwhile: two words, written as one.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. at the same time but in another place
- adv. during the intervening time
- n. the time between one event, process, or period and another
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