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

 in·ter·mit·tent /-ˈmɪtṇt/

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

 in·ter·mit·tent /ˌɪntɝˈmɪtṇt/ 形容詞

From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 In·ter·mit·tent a.  Coming and going at intervals; alternating; recurrent; periodic; as, an intermittent fever.
 Intermittent fever Med., a disease with fever which recurs at certain intervals; -- applied particularly to fever and ague. See Fever.
 Intermittent gearing Mach., gearing which receives, or produces, intermittent motion.
 Intermittent springs, springs which flow at intervals, not apparently dependent upon rain or drought. They probably owe their intermittent action to their being connected with natural reservoirs in hills or mountains by passages having the form of a siphon, the water beginning to flow when it has accumulated so as to fill the upper part of the siphon, and ceasing when, by running through it, it has fallen below the orifice of the upper part of the siphon in the reservoir.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 In·ter·mit·tent, n. Med. An intermittent fever or disease.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: stopping and starting at irregular intervals; "intermittent
             rain showers"
      2: stopping and starting at regular intervals