Meaning of intermittent
Pronunciation: (in"tur-mit'nt), [key]
- stopping or ceasing for a time; alternately ceasing and beginning again: an intermittent pain.
- alternately functioning and not functioning or alternately functioning properly and improperly.
- (of streams, lakes, or springs) recurrent; showing water only part of the time.
- intermittent (Thesaurus)