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interstice

Physics the space between adjacent atoms in a crystal lattice

interstice

[in′tərs·təs]
(geology)
A pore space within a rock or soil.
(solid-state physics)
A space or volume between atoms of a lattice, or between groups of atoms or grains of a solid structure.
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FURNITURE WITH A DIFFERENCE: Kartell Lou Lou Baby Ghost Chair, left, the Interstice coffee table, above, and colourful Haze cushion, right
Ex-Czech horse Interstice made it two course-and-distance wins in six days after he defied a 6lb penalty in the first division of the mile-and-a-half handicap.
The hall is shaded by a shallow half-hat of a roof which leaves a crescent-shaped interstice between it and the edge of the big carapace.
Roberts rides the French-bred colt Pasquinus, who was fifth behind Sharp Focus in the Czech 2,000 Guineas on May 14, one place and three lengths in front of Hind's mount Interstice.
In some stories, such as "La mante artificielle," Gervais modulates his narration in that interstice between the rational and the supernatural that Todorov defined as the true realm of the fantastic.
But Gorrie may do better in the colts' equivalent on Sunday as he is part-owner of Interstice, who won the principal trial on Easter Monday.
In a similar way, Tantamounter 24/7 might be considered a tongue-in-cheek test case for Nicolas Bourriaud's arguably played-out notion of relational aesthetics, in which art takes as "its theoretical horizon the realm of human interactions and its social context, rather than the assertion of an independent and private symbolic space" and is conceived as a "social interstice.
The yellow canvas was wrapped around and supported by vertical metal bars, placed at the two far ends of the space, creating an interstice that took on a plastic, sculptural quality.
Recent research has begun to reverse this, focusing on issues such as the tensions between orality, writing, and performance; the sociocultural dimensions of making and owning manuscripts (musical and otherwise); the interstices between musical, literary and visual texts and political, social and religious rituals; and the impact of gender, kinship, and social status on the genesis and transmission of culture and music.
So the deeper chamber is like fudge--mostly solids and crystals, a little liquid running around in the interstices.
Perchance you should reply, know that whatever we go on to say about the interstices of will and where it has yet to take us, I shall vigilantly remain
We are excited to sponsor speakers and workshops where the interstices of our humanity and our natural environment are paramount.