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in·ter·mit·tent

 (ĭn′tər-mĭt′nt)
adj.
1. Stopping and starting at intervals. See Synonyms at periodic.
2. Alternately containing and empty of water: an intermittent lake.

in′ter·mit′tence n.
in′ter·mit′tent·ly adv.

intermittent

(ˌɪntəˈmɪtənt)
adj
occurring occasionally or at regular or irregular intervals; periodic
ˌinterˈmittence, ˌinterˈmittency n
ˌinterˈmittently adv

in•ter•mit•tent

(ˌɪn tərˈmɪt nt)

adj.
stopping or ceasing for a time; alternately ceasing and beginning again: an intermittent pain.
[1595–1605; < Latin intermittere]
in`ter•mit′tence, n.
in`ter•mit′tent•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.intermittent - stopping and starting at irregular intervals; "intermittent rain showers"
sporadic - recurring in scattered and irregular or unpredictable instances; "a city subjected to sporadic bombing raids"

intermittent

adjective periodic, broken, occasional, recurring, irregular, punctuated, sporadic, recurrent, stop-go (informal), fitful, spasmodic, discontinuous After three hours of intermittent rain, the game was abandoned.
steady, continuous, unceasing

intermittent

adjective
Happening or appearing now and then:
Translations
مُتَقَطِّع
přerušovanýobčasný
uregelmæssig
ajoittainenepäsäännöllinen
protarpiaisprotarpiais užeinantisužeinantis ir praeinantis
intermitējošs, periodisks
aralıklarla olanaralıklı

intermittent

[ˌɪntəˈmɪtənt] ADJintermitente

intermittent

[ˌɪntərˈmɪtənt] adjintermittent(e)

intermittent

intermittent

[ˌɪntəˈmɪtnt] adjintermittente

intermittent

(intəˈmitənt) adjective
happening occasionally; stopping for a while and then starting again. an intermittent pain.
ˌinterˈmittently adverb

in·ter·mit·tent

a. intermitente, que no es continuo;
___ positive-pressure breathingventilación ___ bajo presión positiva;
___ pulsepulso ___.

intermittent

adj intermitente
References in classic literature ?
On the absence of intermediate varieties at the present day -- On the nature of extinct intermediate varieties; on their number -- On the vast lapse of time, as inferred from the rate of deposition and of denudation -- On the poorness of our palaeontological collections -- On the intermittence of geological formations -- On the absence of intermediate varieties in any one formation -- On the sudden appearance of groups of species -- On their sudden appearance in the lowest known fossiliferous strata.
I remember he wound up with my health, proposed in a speech of small variety and considerable intermittence.
En effet, les changements des saisons et les diffAaAaAeA@rentes intermittences de la vAaAaAeA@gAaAaAeA@tatio influences et les variations qui ont cadencAaAaAeA@ la vie sAaAaAeA@dentaire et rur l'observation des positions alternatives de la lune et du soleil, alors seuls astres visibles AaAaAeA l'AaAaAeA@poque, sont autant d'arguments qui ont per depuis des lustres, d'ordonner le temps.
An inverted palimpsest arises, expressing the mechanism of memory, with its layers and intermittences, in a visual fashion.
Si le patient etait par intermittence dement, c'est qu'il etait par intermittences sain.
The own and peculiar family carrier, the knot tying and linking its members, changes, distances, intermittences and dynamics of divergent social and cultural experiences but simultaneous, are the resources that generate memories, forgiveness and silences of a narrative production that brings together the past and the present with an ensemble of demands, obligations and feelings moral in tension.
The intermittences become more out of sync as his physical state degenerates the farther along he goes.