Definition of Intermittent. Meaning of Intermittent. Synonyms of Intermittent

Here you will find one or more explanations in English for the word Intermittent. Also in the bottom left of the page several parts of wikipedia pages related to the word Intermittent and, of course, Intermittent synonyms and on the right images related to the word Intermittent.

Definition of Intermittent

Intermittent
Intermittent In`ter*mit"tent, a. [L. intermittens, -entis, p. pr. of intermittere: cf. F. intermittent.] Coming and going at intervals; alternating; recurrent; periodic; as, an intermittent fever. --Boyle. 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.
Intermittent
Intermittent In`ter*mit"tent, n. (Med.) An intermittent fever or disease. --Dunglison.

Meaning of Intermittent from wikipedia

- Intermittent fasting, also known as intermittent energy restriction, is an umbrella term for various meal timing schedules that cycle between voluntary...
- In dynamical systems, intermittency is the irregular alternation of phases of apparently periodic and chaotic dynamics (Pomeau–Manneville dynamics), or...
- Intermittent fever is a type or pattern of fever in which there is an interval where temperature is elevated for several hours followed by an interval...
- Intermittent explosive disorder (sometimes abbreviated as IED) is a behavioral disorder characterized by explosive outbursts of anger and violence, often...
- Intermittent claudication, also known as vascular claudication, is a symptom that describes muscle pain on mild exertion (ache, cramp, numbness or sense...
- tributary of a river; brook. Sometimes navigable by motor craft and may be intermittent. In parts of Maryland, New England, the UK and India, a tidal inlet,...
- Intermittent catheterization is a medical technique used in conditions where patients need either short term catheter-based management of the urinary bladder...
- Acute intermittent porphyria (AIP) is a rare autosomal dominant metabolic disorder affecting the production of heme resulting from a deficiency of the...
- An intermittent fault, often called simply an "intermittent", is a malfunction of a device or system that occurs at intervals, usually irregular, in a...
- Intermittent (or temporary) rivers cease to flow every year or at least twice every five years. Such rivers drain large arid and semi-arid areas, covering...
Loading...