from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun The intervening time.
- adverb During or in the intervening time.
- adverb At the same time.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun Same as
meantime: only in the phrase in the meanwhile: two words, written as one.
- Same as
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun The time between two events
- adverb During the
time(that something is happening).
- adverb At the same time, but
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adverb at the same time but in another place
- adverb during the intervening time
- noun the time between one event, process, or period and another
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