intermittent

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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 periodicals archive ?
Wind and solar intermittencies are currently leveled by conventional power plants, most of which are coal-burning.
With the increase in penetration of the distribution energy resources (DERs) like wind, solar, there is a corresponding increase in the power quality problems and intermittencies on the distribution grid in the seconds to minutes time scale [5].
Admittedly the closure of Anglesey Aluminium will go some way to alleviating this situation, but it is crazy to place an additional load on an overstretched grid and subject a vital transport link to intermittencies and unreliability.