• WordNet 3.6
    • adj interim serving during an intermediate interval of time "an interim agreement"
    • n interim the time between one event, process, or period and another "meanwhile the socialists are running the government"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Interim (Hist) A name given to each of three compromises made by the emperor Charles V. of Germany for the sake of harmonizing the connecting opinions of Protestants and Catholics.
    • Interim The meantime; time intervening; interval between events, etc. "All the interim is
      Like a phantasms, or a hideous dream."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • interim In the mean while; meantime.
    • n interim The mean time; time intervening.
    • n interim A provisional arrangement for the settlement of religious differences between Protestants and Roman Catholics in Germany during the Reformation epoch, pending a definite settlement by a church council. There were three interims: the Ratisbon Interim, promulgated by the emperor Charles V., July 29th, 1541, but ineffective; the Augsburg Interim, proclaimed also by Charles V., May 15th, 1548, but not carried out by many Protestants; and the Leipsic Interim, carried through the diet of Saxony December 22d, 1548, by the efforts of the elector Maurice, and enlarged and published as the Greater Interim in March, 1549; it met with strenuous opposition. Religious toleration was secured for the Lutherans by the peace of Passau, 1552.
    • interim Belonging to or connected with an intervening period of time; temporary: as, an interim order.
    • n interim Something done in an interval.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Interim in′tėr-im time between or intervening: the meantime: in the history of the Reformation, the name given to certain edicts of the German emperor for the regulation of religious and ecclesiastical matters, till they could be decided by a general council—as the Augsburg Interim (1548), &c.
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L., fr. inter, between + im, an old accusative of is, he, this, that
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L.,—inter, between.


In literature:

In the interim, time had told.
"The Paliser case" by Edgar Saltus
In the interim the poor were supported by the rich.
"Dreamers of the Ghetto" by I. Zangwill
In the interim Lord Botetourt arrived to replace Fauquier who had died in March 1768.
"The Road to Independence: Virginia 1763-1783" by Virginia State Dept. of Education
During that interim a review of the life scenes takes place.
"Elementary Theosophy" by L. W. Rogers
For the interim I have offered my services to the Motor Ambulance Corps of the American Hospital.
"The Note-Book of an Attache" by Eric Fisher Wood
Were they dead carcasses, or were they live cattle miraculously created in the interim?
"Bible Romances" by George W. Foote
When Claire went out for a while with Philip, Lawrence spent the interim in trying to reason out his problem.
"Claire" by Leslie Burton Blades
How about an interim summary?
"The Lost Kafoozalum" by Pauline Ashwell
The interim had fashioned a new Martin Blake.
"Fire Mountain" by Norman Springer
Then comes a slow, quiet, downward movement, a check at the interim dividend, a rapid contraction.
"New Worlds For Old" by Herbert George Wells
In morality there are no vacations, no interims.
"Pedagogics as a System" by Karl Rosenkranz
Dale took an interim step that had far reaching importance in establishing permanency and stability.
"The First Seventeen Years: Virginia 1607-1624" by Charles E. Hatch
When in dreams we see again the departed, do we speak of the interim?
"When Ghost Meets Ghost" by William Frend De Morgan
In the interim Ceracchi, Arena, and their fiery-tongued companions were falsely condemned and executed.
"The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte" by William Milligan Sloane
In the interim the Counties of Matthews and Gloucester were scoured.
"A Rebel War Clerk's Diary at the Confederate States Capital" by John Beauchamp Jones
In the interim, before his summons was answered, the stranger was observed to shake the ashes out of his pipe.
"The International Monthly, Volume 5, No. 3, March, 1852" by Various
But there had been an interim when the gate was open.
"Astounding Stories, July, 1931" by Various
While you, in the interim, let slip the very opportunity which seemed to put conquest in your power.
"The Writings Of Thomas Paine, Complete" by Thomas Paine
He was conscious of failure, and made few attempts even to enforce the Interim.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 8" by Various
In the interim a general reconnaissance seemed in order.
"The Return of Tharn" by Howard Carleton Browne

In poetry:

(Fringing slipper
and tangled hair
left an interim silver
"Orozco: Does A Fresco For The Revolution" by Norman MacLeod

In news:

Warren Toda/EPA Mike Woodson had yet to suffer a defeat as interim coach of the Knicks before Friday's loss in Toronto.
'Interim' label is more a state of mind, than limitation for Texas Tech basketball coach Chris Walker.
In the midst of our financial crisis we now have an interim city manager and an interim city attorney.
The World Trade Organization's interim report on Airbus's allegations of unfair subsidies given by the US government to Boeing covers programs including the new 787 Dreamliner, but the WTO won't make the ruling public for several more months.
She has been interim provost and vice president for academic affairs for two years.
After working at Sarah Smith Elementary School for five years as program administrator, Usher said his transition to interim principal at Garden Hills Elementary has been quite smooth.
Greg Clutter, right, is his interim successor.
Erlanger trustees promote COO to interim CEO.
Aaron Kromer said Monday he left his weekly meeting with Saints owner Tom Benson confident in his performance as interim coach, and in his roster.
METAIRIE — Running back Darren Sproles returned to Saints practice Wednesday and looked "dynamite," interim coach Joe Vitt said.
The strange stasis that has defined the interim leadership of former executive editor Joseph Lelyveld at The New York Times is almost at an end.
Regents to appoint interim president by mid-October .
A lawmaker became irked when he heard during an interim study that the House speaker had gone to Tulsa to look at an educational program for juvenile offenders.
Frank Mir and Shane Carwin will meet for the interim UFC heavyweight championship on March 27 at UFC 111.
It was a Sunday of celebrations in Libya, as the country's interim leaders declared this Liberation Day.

In science:

It was reasoned by Petterson et al. (1980) that globally subsonic inflow solutions off er conditions for the ful filment of the two required boundary conditions, and s imultaneously maintain a continuity of the background solution in the interim region.
Implications of nonlinearity for spherically symmetric accretion
TGG has introduced an interim metric or proxy for productivity to allow data centers today to estimate their productivity as a function of power used named Compute Power Efficiency .
The green grid saga - a green initiative to data centers: a review
Finally we emphasize that this paper falls into the category of an interim progress report on our research in this area to date - a synthesis of our work over the past few years and thoughts, particularly in light of recent proposals for modified agent-based models.
Designing agent-based market models
Visibility issues In June 1998, the Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) published its interim specification for LED traffic signal heads (ITE, 1998).
Increasing Market Penetration of LED Traffic Signals in New York State: Review of Articles and Information on LED Traffic Signals
This interval can be used as an interim result.
Sequential Implementation of Monte Carlo Tests with Uniformly Bounded Resampling Risk
The concept for the Homestake detector including the physics and a rough estimate for the cost was presented to a program committee for the Homestake interim laboratory.
Report of the US long baseline neutrino experiment study
Thus, the way δ varies its stage sizes allows it to have more interim looks (stages), while keeping its overshoot, and hence, expected sample size, small.
Asymptotically optimal multistage tests of simple hypotheses
Here we report on some numerical evaluations of the validity of using (3.2) or (3.3) when to is not proportional to the observed stopping time t, and the validity of using the combination method only when stopping after an interim analysis.
Sequential tests and estimates after overrunning based on $p$-value combination
PAC recommended ILCSC to extend the mandate of IDAG through the Technical Design Phase to monitor LOI groups’ development. It also recommended that the detector community makes a written interim progress report at the end of TDP-I in 2010.
Research Director's Report
Thus, more often than not, the standard practices include good documentations of the activities. Though they, especially the interim ones, are largely meant for facilitating the performance of current task, they can be readily used for sourcing information useful to other workers.
A theoretical foundation for building Knowledge-work Support Systems
An interim conclusion is that gate errors at the 10−3 level are possible, but will require careful attention to technical issues.
Rydberg state mediated quantum gates and entanglement of pairs of neutral atoms
The predicted cross sections and uncertainty ranges have been derived using the PDF4LHC interim prescription.
QCD: Experimental Review
The predictions have been carried out using the PDF4LHC interim recommendation and a factorization/renormalization scale equal to the transverse momentum of the highest jet in the event has been used.
QCD: Experimental Review
Therefore, it is very interesting to study further 3D scenarios, trying to examine their features, as an interim stage to the exploration of 4D gravity.
Circularly symmetric solutions in three-dimensional Teleparallel, f(T) and Maxwell-f(T) gravity
In the interim, until the Leibniz prize is awarded, intermediate awards are occasionally (not annually) presented.
Lessons from a Restricted Turing Test