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Definitions for intermittent
ˌɪn tərˈmɪt ntin·ter·mit·tent

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. intermittent(adj)

    stopping and starting at irregular intervals

    "intermittent rain showers"

Wiktionary

  1. intermittent(Adjective)

    Stopping and starting at intervals; coming after a particular time span; not steady or constant

  2. intermittent(Adjective)

    Existing only for certain seasons; that is, being dry for part of the year.

    The area has many intermittent lakes and streams.

  3. Origin: From intermittens, from prefix inter-, plus present participle mittens, from mittere.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Intermittent(adj)

    coming and going at intervals; alternating; recurrent; periodic; as, an intermittent fever

  2. Intermittent(noun)

    an intermittent fever or disease

  3. Origin: [L. intermittens, -entis, p. pr. of intermittere: cf. F. intermittent.]

The Standard Electrical Dictionary

  1. Intermittent

    Acting at intervals, as an intermittent contact, earth, or grounding of a telegraph wire.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of intermittent in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of intermittent in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of intermittent in a Sentence

  1. Jason Fung:

    Intermittent fasting has been in a hinterland for many, many years. There's been really no data on it.

  2. Corey Monteith mother:

    He didn’t have enough drugs in his system to kill him, but for some reason it did because of his intolerance [built up by periods of intermittent sobriety].

  3. Robin Koval:

    One of the things we see is a belief among young people that if you only smoke occasionally, light smoking or intermittent smoking, that somehow that's not as dangerous.

  4. Mark Mattson:

    I think you’ll see in the next year or two, and particularly the next five years, a lot of [results from studies] on intermittent fasting on human subjects with diseases or [who are] at risk for a disease.

  5. Brian Kyle:

    The worst that could happen is that travel is impacted, intermittent power outages and any time you have substantial rain in a large metro area, the concrete ground doesn't absorb water and that results in flooding.

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