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

 spo·rad·ic /spəˈrædɪk/

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

 spo·rad·ic /spəˈrædɪk/ 形容詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Spo·rad·ic a.  Occurring singly, or apart from other things of the same kind, or in scattered instances; separate; single; as, a sporadic fireball; a sporadic case of disease; a sporadic example of a flower.
 Sporadic disease Med., a disease which occurs in single and scattered cases. See the Note under Endemic, a.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : recurring in scattered and irregular or unpredictable
            instances; "a city subjected to sporadic bombing raids"
            [ant: continual]