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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 in·ter·mis·sion /ˌɪntɚ/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 in·ter·mis·sion /ˌɪntɝˈmɪʃən/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 In·ter·mis·sion n.
 1. The act or the state of intermitting; the state of being neglected or disused; disuse; discontinuance.
 2. Cessation for a time; an intervening period of time; an interval; a temporary pause; as, to labor without intermission; an intermission of ten minutes.
    Rest or intermission none I find.   --Milton.
 4. Med. The temporary cessation or subsidence of a fever; the space of time between the paroxysms of a disease. Intermission is an entire cessation, as distinguished from remission, or abatement of fever.
 5. Intervention; interposition. [Obs.]
 Syn: -- Cessation; interruption; interval; pause; stop; rest; suspension. See Cessation.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the act of suspending activity temporarily
      2: a time interval during which there is a temporary cessation
         of something [syn: pause, break, interruption, suspension]