interstices

Today is brought to you by the word “interstices”.

interstice |inˈtərstis|
noun (usu. interstices)

an intervening space, esp. a very small one : sunshine filtered through the interstices of the arching trees.

ORIGIN late Middle English : from Latin interstitium, from intersistere ‘stand between,’ from inter- ‘between’ + sistere ‘to stand.’

Used in a sentence: “The ‘truth’ is likely to be found in the interstices, where different points of view collide.”

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