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Alternative forms 
- The time spent waiting for another event; time in between.
- I'll get started tomorrow, but in the meantime let's see if we can get a few more opinions.
Derived terms 
- for the mean time, for the meantime
- in mean time, in meantime
- in the mean time, in the meantime
- this mean time, this meantime
Related terms 
- during the interval; meanwhile
Usage notes 
Usually appears sentence-initially.