Definition Of intermittent


occurring at irregular intervals; not continuous or steady.

intermittent rain

Example Of intermittent

  • A run like this, without favourable intermittences , is extremely rare but always possible.

  • As the symptoms are intermittent , and only occur in cold conditions, it is rare for the clinician to witness an attack.

  • Despite heavy, continuous rain and intermittent patches of fog, it would take an earthquake to stop us!

  • Despite the intermittent downpours, the punters stumped up in healthy numbers.

  • Emergency lights worked intermittently as engineers struggled to keep generators running.

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